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Jawaharlal Nehru b'day spl: 10 facts to know about India's first Prime Minister

India TV News Desk 14 Nov 2015, 7:04:34 AM IST
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Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad. He was India's first Prime minister. Nehru loved children and they returned that love to him by fondly referring to him as 'chacha Nehru'. His birthday is annually celebrated all over the country as Children's Day.

He grew up in an atmosphere of privilege at wealthy homes including a large palatial estate called the Anand Bhawan. This estate still stands in good health in Allahabad where it has been converted into a museum that treasures his life, photos, etc. It also has a planetarium for children.

The nation is celebrating 126th birth anniversary of J L Nehru.

Here are 10 interesting facts about India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru: