Jawaharlal Nehru

Topics: Jawaharlal Nehru, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Indian independence movement Pages: 2 (646 words) Published: March 25, 2013
Jawaharlal Nehru was born on the 14th of November in 1889 in Allahabad, in the time when British were conquering India. He always had a rose in his pocket to show that kids were/are like buds/flowering plants in the garden. He was very fond of children, so in India they celebrate his birthday, as children's day. He was one of the freedom fighters of India. That shows that he is a very close friend of Mohamdas Karamchand Gandhi. He also like the bird white-dove which he thought represented peace. He was also an exceptional child and was greatly loves by everyone in India even as a kid. His father was an eminent lawyer- Motilal Nehru, and his mom was Swaroop-rani. He was not sent to school in his childhood (got education from home), but later, He went to Cambridge in England, for higher studies. He returned to India in 1912, and then he became a lawyer. He was doing his practice in Allahabad High Court. Then he quit his practice and joined the freedom movement. This is where he met Mahatma Gandhi, and got closer to him. During the fight for freedom, he was sent to jail by the British people a lot of times. India got freedom in 1947 and Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime-minister. He was also one of the most successful prime-ministers of India. He did a lot of good things to India like- he started the industrialization, he also developed irrigation in India. He made India get better, by leaps and bounds during his presidency. He has also written a lot of books. He worked severely hard for serving his country. He was a great lover of nature and beauty. Since he loved children, all the kids called him 'Chacha'- which means uncle. He died on 27th of May in 1964. Collage Pictures-

1. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru
I chose this picture to show how Nehru was close Mahtma Gandhi. They did many things together, to get freedom for India from the British. Jawaharlal Nehru found something special in Gandhi that any other political leader had. Even his...
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