Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday paid tributes to the nation's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 52nd death anniversary.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays floral tributes to the first Prime Minister late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary at Shanti Van in New Delhi. Pic/PTI
Ansari and Sonia visited Nehru's memorial Shanti Van and participated in the morning prayers after offering their tributes.
Vice President Hamid Ansari pays floral tributes to the first Prime Minister late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary at Shanti Van in New Delhi. Pic/PTI
Other prominent leaders including former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, Ahmad Patel and C. P. Joshi also visited Shanti Van to offer their tributes.
Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congerss leader Sheila Dixit. Pic/PTI
Other prominent leaders like Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Prasad Yadav paid tribute on Twitter.
Remembering our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 27, 2016
Remembering Nehruji today on his death anniversary— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) May 27, 2016
Nehruji's thoughts,his vision &the values he sought to uphold in his own political life&that of the nation will continue to guide&inspire us— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) May 27, 2016
Remembering India's 1st PM Pandit #Nehru on his death anniversary. Tributes to him.— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) May 27, 2016
We pay tribute to India's first & longest serving Prime Minister, Pt Nehru on his Death Anniversary. pic.twitter.com/rRyGOWDOD8— INC India (@INCIndia) May 27, 2016
Pt Nehru, was a man of vision. who taught a young & independent India to be self confident & self-reliant. pic.twitter.com/aEjeLhsfAC— INC India (@INCIndia) May 27, 2016