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On Nehru's death anniversary, PM Modi recalls his 'contribution to nation'

Vice President of India, senior members of the Govt and other leaders also paid their homage to the first PM of India.

Press Trust of India 

Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi
Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi

Monday recalled the contribution of former in nation building on his 55th death anniversary.

"Tributes to Ji on We remember his contributions to our nation," tweeted.

M Venkaiah Naidu tweeted, "Tributes to Ji on today. He will always be remembered for his contributions to building a modern #PanditNehru."

in the outgoing cabinet Rajnath Singh also paid homage to Nehru.

"Remembering India's first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's contribution to our society and the nation on his punyatithi. I offer my tributes to him," he tweeted.

Nehru was born to and on November 14, 1889, in in Independent India's first and longest serving prime minister, he remained in office until his death on May 27, 1964.

First Published: Mon, May 27 2019. 10:05 IST