India remembers Jawaharlal Nehru on birth anniversary; Children's Day celebrations run parallel [Photos]
India remembered Jawaharlal Nehru on the occasion of his 128th birth anniversary on Tuesday while also celebrating Children's Day.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee and former prime minister Manmohan Singh released tricoloured balloons on the occasion of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's 128th birth anniversary, in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI
Nehru, who was independent India's first prime minister, dearly loved children and was referred by them as 'Chacha Nehru'. PTI
His birth anniversary is celebrated as 'Children's Day' across the country. As a part of paying a tribute to him, various schools organise prayers, debates and other activities. PTI
Special children in Mumbai also organised an event to celebrate his birth anniversary on Tuesday. PTI
In Bihar, books and other stationery items were distributed to slum children. PTI