News From India
By: Drew Hartman
Indian National Congress
Partition of India
The first prime minister of India was Jawaharlal Nehru. Jawaharlal was in office from 1947-1964. He was a prominent figure in Indian politics and is considered the architect of modern Indian society.
Pakistan was created during the partition for the Muslim people of India. 10 million people were relocated during the partition and when violence broke out 1 million people died.