6 May 1861: Motilal Nehru was born
The Nehru family is considered to be the first political family in India. It all started with Pandit Motilal Nehru, lawyer, activist, and freedom fighter. He is best known as our 1st Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru’s father. Pandit Motilal Nehru has a number of credits in his name, from being one of the top advocates during his time, to steering the Indian National Congress’s moderate faction towards civil disobedience and non-cooperation.