Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of modern India, and he ruled the country from 1947 to 1964. He was born on 14th November 1889, to Motilal and Swarup Rani Nehru. The family belonged to a Kashmiri Brahmin tribe called "Pandit".
An Indian Dynasty,
The Story of the Nehru-Gandhi Family,
G.P.Putnam's Sons, New York,
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