New Delhi, May 27 UNI | 2 months ago

The nation today remembered its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 50th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and senior leaders paying homage at the late leader's memorial in Delhi.

Floral tributes were paid to Jawaharlal Nehru in the national capital.

The President, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes at the country's first Prime Minister's memorial at 'Shanti Van'.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid homage to Jawaharlal Nehru through Twitter.

"I pay my tributes to our 1st Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his Punya Tithi," Mr Modi tweeted.

(Posted on 28-05-2014)