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On entering Parliament House from Gate No. 1, on the left side, one sees a 16 feet high bronze statue of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, a valiant freedom fighter, a visionary, a distinguished thinker, a nation and institution builder and a world citizen.  He was also an apostle of peace and international understanding, a researcher, a discoverer of lasting philosophies, the architect of modern India and last but not the least, a humanist to the core.  The 1929 Resolution of the Congress demanding Purna Swaraj was passed under his presidentship.  He moved the Objectives Resolution in the Constituent Assembly.  He laid the foundations of planned development in the country.  As the first Prime Minister of Independent India, Nehru nurtured and developed parliamentary institutions with utmost care and enthusiasm.  He was also the founder an principal architect of the Non-Aligned Movement and advocated the principles of Panch Sheel in international affairs.  He remained Prime Minister till his death in 1964.

The statue, sculpted by Ram Sutar, was unveiled by the then President of India, Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma on 26 January 1995 in the presence of Dr. Nelson Mandela, the President of South Africa.

The statue was donated by the International Airports Authority of India.

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