Pranab Mukherjee, Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 51st death anniversaryhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/picture-gallery-others/pranab-mukherjee-manmohan-singh-sonia-gandhi-pay-homage-to-jawaharlal-nehru-on-his-51st-death-anniversary/

Pranab Mukherjee, Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 51st death anniversary

Born on November 14, 1889, Nehru was one of the prominent nationalist leaders of the freedom struggle in the 20th century.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paid tributes to the country's first Prime Minister. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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Pranab Mukherjee, Hameed Ansari, Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi were among the leaders who paid floral tribute to Nehru at his memorial Shanti Van on the banks of Yamuna in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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Manmohan Singh pays floral tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru at his memorial Shanti Van in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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An inter-faith prayer meeting was held at Shanti Van where scriptures from different religions were recited. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sheila Dikshit, Ahmed Patel, Sri Prakash Jaiswal and Ajay Maken too paid homage at the memorial of Nehru on the occasion. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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An excerpt of Nehru's address to the people of India calling upon them to work for strengthening unity and integrity of the country and respecting other religions, was played during the programme. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)

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Jawaharlal Nehru was central figure of independent India as its first Prime Minister till his demise on May 27, 1964. (Source: Express photo by Amit Mehra)