The Quiz: Who was the first prime minister of independent India?
A Indira Gandhi
B Atal Bihari Vajpayee
C Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru was a leader in the Indian nationalist movement in the 1930s and 1940s and was known as a secular humanist and social democrat. Upon India’s independence from British rule, he served as the country’s first prime minister for 17 years, promoting technology, democracy and secularism while setting a path for modern India. He also made a sartorial mark on history. The style of jacket he wore as prime minister became known as the Nehru jacket, which became popular and fashionable in Europe and America in the 1960s.
The correct answer to this quiz is Jawaharlal Nehru.