President, Vice President pay tributes to Nehru

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Monday paid floral tributes to the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 127th birth anniversary.

The President and the Vice President arrived at the Shanti Vana – the memorial of Nehru on the banks of river Yamuna.

Nehru was born to Motilal Nehru and Swaroop Rani on November 14, 1889, in Allahabad.

He remained in office until his death on May 27, 1964.

As Nehru’s birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day, school children also gathered at the memorial to pay tributes.