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 (nā′ro͞o), Motilal 1861-1931.
Indian nationalist politician who was an associate of Mahatma Gandhi and an influential leader in the years leading to India's independence. His son Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), also greatly involved in the movement for self-governance, was the political heir to Gandhi and the first prime minister of independent India (1947-1964).
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1. (Biography) Jawaharlal (dʒəwəhəˈlɑːl). 1889–1964, Indian statesman and nationalist leader. He spent several periods in prison for his nationalist activities and practised a policy of noncooperation with Britain during World War II. He was the first prime minister of the republic of India (1947–64)
2. (Biography) his father, Motilal (məʊtɪˈlɑːl), known as Pandit Nehru. 1861–1931, Indian nationalist, lawyer, and journalist; first president of the reconstructed Indian National Congress
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(ˈneɪ ru, ˈnɛər u)

1. Jawaharlal, 1889–1964, first prime minister of the republic of India 1947–64.
2. his father Motilal, 1861–1931, Indian lawyer and statesman.
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Noun1.Nehru - Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
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Bengaluru: The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Friday regretted blaming former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the partition of India in 1947 and thanked him for sheltering thousands of exiled Tibetans after they fled from their motherland.
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