|Gulzarilal Nanda was born in Sialkot in the Punjab province (now in Pakistan) on July 4, 1898. He got his education in Lahore, Agra and Allahabad. He was a prominent Indian politician and an industrious economist, specialized in labour problems. He was the provisional Prime Minister of India for thirteen days each twice. He was an adamant follower of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi. Nanda had worked as a research scholar abd a Professor of Economics at National College in Mumbai. He joined the Non-Cooperation Movement against the British Rule. He held the secretarial position at Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association. In 1932, he got imprisoned for Satyagraha in and again in 1942. He was honoured with the Bharat Ratna award in 1997.