Motilal Nehru

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Motilal Nehru
Motilal Nehru's family (center, seated), with Jawaharlal Nehru , his wife Kamala and daughter Indira

Motilal Nehru ( Hindi मोतीलाल नेहरू, Motīlāl Nehrū ; born May 6, 1861 in Agra , † February 6, 1931 in Lucknow ) was an Indian lawyer and a leading politician of the Indian National Congress . He first worked as an attorney in the Kanpur District Courts . After three years of service, Motilal Nehru moved to Allahabad to serve on the Allahabad High Court .


Nehru was a co-founder of the Swaraj party in 1922 . He was a member of the Nehru Gandhi family and the father of Jawaharlal Nehru .

He was also a Freemason and a member of the Harmony Lodge in Kanpur .


  • The small encyclopedia , Encyclios-Verlag, Zurich, 1950, volume 2, page 237

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