Nehru, the Statesman

Historic images from India’s first Prime Minister’s meetings with world leaders and dignitaries

National Herald Archives

DEEP BONHOMIE—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in New York in 1960.
DEEP BONHOMIE—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in New York in 1960.
LOOKING EAST—President Rajendra Prasad (left) and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (right) greet North Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on his arrival at New Delhi’s Palam Airport in 1958.
LOOKING EAST—President Rajendra Prasad (left) and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (right) greet North Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on his arrival at New Delhi’s Palam Airport in 1958.
SHARING A DREAM—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (centre) is flanked by his guests, American civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King Jr and wife Coretta Scott King, who were visiting India at the invitation of the Gandhi Peace Foundation in 1959.
SHARING A DREAM—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (centre) is flanked by his guests, American civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King Jr and wife Coretta Scott King, who were visiting India at the invitation of the Gandhi Peace Foundation in 1959.
FRIEND IN NEED—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru meets a refugee—the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso—after the latter’s exile from Tibet in 1959
FRIEND IN NEED—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru meets a refugee—the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso—after the latter’s exile from Tibet in 1959
SPEAK RELATIVITY—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru calls upon Dr Albert Einstein, famed for his theory of relativity, at Princeton University. Also seen are Indira Gandhi and Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.
SPEAK RELATIVITY—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru calls upon Dr Albert Einstein, famed for his theory of relativity, at Princeton University. Also seen are Indira Gandhi and Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.
ROYALTY—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (centre) at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo with his host, Emperor Hirohito (right) in 1957. Also seen are (from left) Crown Prince Akhihito, Empress Nagasako and Indira Gandhi.
ROYALTY—Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru (centre) at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo with his host, Emperor Hirohito (right) in 1957. Also seen are (from left) Crown Prince Akhihito, Empress Nagasako and Indira Gandhi.

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Published: 13 Nov 2016, 1:14 PM