Chandigarh, Nov 14 (PTI) Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation of a progressive and dynamic India, Punjab Congress president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Kumar Jakhar said on the 128th birth anniversary of India’s first prime minister today.

Paying floral tributes to Nehru at the Punjab Congress Bhawan here, the MP said that his “visionary and dynamic approach” made India a leading force in the world.

Nehru acted as a “catalyst” in carving out modern day India and due to this planned approach, the country scripted success stories in every field, he said.

Jakhar said that the former prime minister was “a true nationalist and patriot”, who was a source of inspiration for the entire country, especially the youngsters.

He said the Congress would always tread the path shown by Nehru.

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