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Jawaharlal Nehru

Tryst with Destiny 14-15 August, 1947 -Jawaharlal Nehru With the clock striking the midnight hour on 14-15th August, 1947, India was 'to awake to freedom'. The Constituent Assembly to whom power was to be transferred began its sitting at 11 pm with Smt Sucheta Kripalani singing Vande Mataram. It was a historic and memorable occasion in the life of the Constituent Assembly. After an address by the President, Jawaharlal Nehru made his now famous Tryst with Destiny speech. He called upon...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust JNPT Is

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is a port located at the eastern end of Mumbai in the Nhava Sheva area of the state of Maharashtra, India. Its approach channel is an extension of the Mumbai Harbour main channel and is approximately 33km inland of the Mumbai Harbour Channel entrance point at sea. JNPT’s designed channel depth is 11m and depth at berths is 13.5 metres that can take in vessels having laden draft upto 12.5 metres. Port Background The JNPT was primarily built to decongest the Mumbai...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad in British India. His father, Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), a wealthy barrister who belonged to the Kashmiri Pandit community,[9] served twice as President of the Indian National Congress during the Independence Struggle. His mother, Swaruprani Thussu (1868–1938), who came from a well-known Kashmiri Brahmin family settled in Lahore, was Motilal's second wife, the first having died in child birth. Jawaharlal was the eldest of three children,...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

h Jawaharlal Nehru If the first half of the 20th century in the history of India belonged to Mahatma Gandhi, the other half belonged to Jawaharlal Nehru, though he ruled over the newly independent India as its elected prime minister only for about 20 years from 1947 through 1964. It was on the democratic and secular pedestal that Nehru and his team built up, that India worked on to prove that it is a strong and prosperous presence among the comity of nations. Professor Percival Spear, famous...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru Contents • Introduction • 1 Personal life and education • 2 Life and career • 3 Successor to Gandhi • 4 India's first Prime Minister o 4.1 Economic policies o 4.2 Education and social reform o 4.3 National security and foreign policy o 4.4 Final years • 5 Legacy o 5.1 Commemoration • 6 Writings • Conclusion INTRODUCTION: The son of a wealthy Indian barrister and politician, Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru 14 November 1889–27 May 1964[3]) was an Indian statesman...

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Gandhi And Nehru

Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru who were instrumental in laying the base of a modern Indian state and giving shape to ideas in the realm of education, culture and democracy.1 Gandhi founded the Satyagraha Ashram after returning from South Africa and successfully employed the principles of Satyagraha in uniting the peasants of Kheda and Champaran against the government. After this victory Gandhi was bestowed the title of Bapu and Mahatma and his fame spread far and wide. Jawaharlal Nehru was not only...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Biography

Jawaharlal Nehru Biography | | | Born: November 14, 1889 Died: May 27, 1964 Achievements: Took active part in Non-Cooperation Movement; elected President of the Allahabad Municipal Corporation in 1924, and served for two years as the city's chief executive; Presided over Congress' annual session in Lahore in 1929 and passed a resolution demanding India's independence; elected as Congress President in 1936, 1937, and 1946; became first Prime Minister of independent India; was one of...

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Nehru Report

Nehru Report [1928] The Government of India Act 1919 was essentially transitional in character. Under Section 84 of the said Act, a statutory Commission was to be appointed at the end of ten years to determine the next stage in the realization of self-rule in India. Accordingly, the Simon Commission was sent to the Sub-continent under the command of Sir John Simon. All members of the commission were British. This was regarded as highly insulting to the Indians and immediate protest was raised from...

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How Did Nehru Deal with the Economic and Social Problems Facing India

In what ways and with what success did Nehru deal with the economic and social problems facing India? Jawaharlal Nehru, leader of the Indian National Congress and later India’s first prime minister, led the Congress Party to victory in India’s first three general elections. Nehru was born in 1889, educated in England and then returned back to India. In the 1920´s he travelled around India and was alarmed by the Indian people suffering from poverty and oppression. Inspired by his travelling around...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad in British India. His father, Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), a wealthy barrister who belonged to the Kashmiri Pandit community,[5] served twice as President of the Indian National Congress during the Independence Struggle. His mother, Swaruprani Thussu (1868–1938), who came from a well–known Kashmiri Brahmin family settled in Lahore,[6] was Motilal's second wife, the first having died in child birth. Jawaharlal was the eldest...

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