Jawaharlal Nehru 1889-1964
Nehru was nicknamed Pandit, meaning Teacher.
Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India after the
country gained independence on August 15, 1947. He served as such
from 1947 to 1964.
On August 14, 1947, Nehru delivered
A Tryst with Destiny speech before the Constituent Assembly
in New Delhi. A tryst, by the way, is according to
dictionary, an appointment to meet.
On January 30, 1948,
Mohandas Gandhi was
assassinated. Later that evening, Nehru gave his radio speech
The Light Has Gone Out of Our Lives.
Nehru's wife was Kamala Nehru.
The two had one child,