ISBN 9789381431160,The Wisdom Tree Series: Quotes Of JawaharlalNnehru

The Wisdom Tree Series: Quotes Of JawaharlalNnehru


Hay House



Hay House

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9789381431160

ISBN-10 9381431167


Number of Pages 112 Pages
Language (English)

Reference Work

Jawaharlal Nehru, Independent India?S First Prime Minister, Was Born On 14Th November 1889. He Has Been Rightly Called ?The Architect Of Modern India?. He Was An Untiring And Courageous Freedom Fighter, A Remarkable Visionary, A Firm Believer In Scientific Temper, A Prolific Writer, A Superb Orator, A Respected Statesman, A True Connoisseur Of The Arts And A Warm-Hearted Human Being. He Had An Unshakeable Faith In Secularism And Greatly Respected The Country?S Multireligious Identity And Composite Culture. He Also Respected Democratic Institutions And Strove To Strengthen Them To The Extent Possible. After He Became The Prime Minister On 15 August 1947, When India Achieved Independence, He Delivered His Famous ?A Tryst With Destiny? Speech, Which Stands Out A Marvellous Piece Of Spontaneous Oratory. The Post-Independence Period Witnessed Unprecedented Communal Violence Between The Hindus And Sikhs On The One Hand And The Muslims On The Other As A Result Of Partition Of India, Which Led To The Birth Of A New Nation, Pakistan. Nehru Undertook Joint Tours With Pakistani Leaders In An Attempt To Restore Communal Harmony. With Nehru At The Helm, The Congress Emerged Victorious In The First-Ever Elections Held In Independent India In 1952. He Introduced Many New Programmes And Policies, Including The Five-Year Plan (Which Still Continues) That Focused On Government Investments In Various Sectors Such As Industry And Agriculture. Jawaharlal Nehru Was Greatly Admired Not Only In India But Also In Other Parts Of The World For His Statesmanship, Which Was Tempered With Idealism. His Birthday, 14 November, Is Celebrated As Children'S Day As He Was Extremely Fond Of Children. Nehru Wrote Several Books, Including The Discovery Of India, Glimpses Of World History And Towards Freedom.This Is A Compilation Of 101 Of His Best Quotes.