"Our tributes to the man who built the foundations of modern India-Pandit Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary," Congress said in a tweet.

Manmohan Singh, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi offered floral tributes at Shanti Vana - the memorial of Nehru on the banks of river Yamuna. As Nehru's birthday is celebrated as children's day, school children withe tri-colour balloons gathered at the memorial to pay tribute.

Pandit Nehru was born November 14, 1889. He was the first prime minister of the India and remained in office until his death in 1964.

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