( 1889–1964), Indian statesman; prime minister 1947–64; known as Pandit Nehru; father of Indira Gandhi. Nehru was elected leader of the Indian National Congress in 1929. Imprisoned nine times by the British for his nationalist campaigns, he went on to become the first prime minister of independent India.
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