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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Essay In English

Jawaharlal Nehru (also referred to as Pandit Nehru) (November 14 1889 - May 27 1964) was the leader (prime minister) of India for 17 years immediately after 1947, when India became independent.[1] He was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He died of a heart attack in New Delhi.[2]

Nehru was the first post British independence prime minister.[3]

Under British rule, Nehru was jailed many times. During these periods, he used to write long letters to his daughter, Indira, on Indian and World history. These letters were remarkably well written and became very successful books when published later as Glimpses of World History and The discovery of India.[4]

His father Motilal Nehru, was also an important figure in the Indian freedom struggle, and his daughter Indira Gandhi and grandson Rajiv Gandhi went on to become prime ministers of India.

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Short Essay on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru In English For Kids

SubjectWrite an English essay on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in  your words.
ComplexityMedium
Grade/Class3rd to 8th Standard
Number of words240  words
Age group8 – 13 Years

The architect of modern India,Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad.  Moti Lai Nehru, his father was a great lawyer. His mother’s name was Swarup Rani. Nehru’s initial education was completed at home. But at the age of 15, he was sent to the most expensive school Harrow in England. He completed his higher studies in London’s famous Cambridge University. Later he studied Law and became a lawyer. He began his practice at Allahabad High Court.

Jawaharlal Nehru’s political career began in 1916. He met Gandhiji for the first time at the Congress session in Lucknow. After that Nehru jumped in to the freedom struggle and left his low practice. He actively participated in Non Cooperative movement. He was sent to jail several times. He was selected as president of Indian National Congress five times. Under his president ship, Congress demanded complete independence from British rule in 1929. After India’s independence, he became India’s first Prime Minister. He was the founder member of the Non Aligned Movement. He was a great statesman, an idealist and a dreamer.

Pandit Nehru loved children. And the children called him Chacha Nehru with love.  His birthday is now celebrated as Children’s Day. Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the greatest leaders in India. He was the founder of Panchashila. He is an eminent author too. He wrote the famous books like  ‘Discovery of India’ and ‘Glimpses of World History’. He died on 27th May, 1964.

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