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Interfaith Prayer Held On Nehru’s 60th Death Anniversary

The Congress president quoted Nehru as saying that the protection of the country, progress of the country, and unity of the country

Edited By : Aniket Raj | Updated: May 27, 2024 17:02 IST
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Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary
Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary

New Delhi– An All Religion Prayer was held on Monday at the samadhi of the first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 60th death anniversary. On this solemn occasion, Hindu, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh and scholars of other religions read from their religious texts. Brother Solomon George has read from holy Bible. He has been taking part in All Religion prayer in both Rajghat and Shanti Van since long. Islamic scholar Maqsood Ahmed read some parts from Holy Quran.

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to the Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. In a post on X, PM Modi said, “I pay homage to former PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary.”

Meanwhile, the Congress also paid rich tributes to India’s first prime minister on his death anniversary with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge saying the country’s history is incomplete without the incomparable contribution of “the architect of modern India”.Kharge and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi also paid floral tributes to the former prime minister at his memorial ‘Shantivan’ here.

In a post in Hindi on X, Kharge said the history of India is incomplete without the incomparable contribution of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the architect of modern India, who took India forward in scientific, economic, industrial and various fields.

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Nehru was a dedicated guardian of democracy and our source of inspiration, he said.”Our humble tribute to “Hind ke Jawahar” on his death anniversary,” Kharge said.

The Congress president quoted Nehru as saying that the protection of the country, progress of the country, and unity of the country is the national religion of all of us.

“We may follow different religions, live in different states, speak different languages, but that should not create any wall between us. All people should get equal opportunity in progress. We do not want some people in our country to be very rich and most of the people to be poor,” Nehru was quoted as saying.

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First published on: May 27, 2024 05:02 PM IST

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