India observed the 51st death anniversary of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri today. He is the one of the famous leader who introduced nationwide slogan “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”. He had significant figure during the India Independence movement. Lal Bahadur Shastri was unforgettable Prime Minister of India who’s ideologies brought changes in India. And also help India to achieve Independence along with other leaders like Mahatma Gandhi. He was born on 2nd October 1904 in Ahmedabad. Lal Bahadur Shastri’s father Sharada Shrivastav Prasad was a poor school teacher who later on became the clerk in the Revenue Office at Allahabad.
Lal Bahadur Shastri was only one and half year old when his father died. And then his mother Ramdulari Devi took him to her father’s house to get settled. He stayed at his grandfather’s place till he was ten years old. Later on, he went to Varanasi to his maternal uncle house to continue further studies because his Grandfather’s place had no high school. In Varanasi, he joined Harischandra High School. In 1915, after listening to the speech of Mahatma Gandhi, the former Second Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri decided to dedicate his life to the service of the country. He was influenced and impressed by the Mahatma Gandhi.
Since then Lal Bahadur Shastri became the loyal follower of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. And in 1920, he joined India’s Independence movement to make a country Independent. In 1947 following India’s Independence, Lal Bahadur Shastri joined the Congress government and became the Congress leader. Later on, he became the second prime minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru. However, Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death is still the unsolved mystery. On the day of his 51st death anniversary, several ministers and the Twitterati have overflowed on Twitter to extend their tributes unforgettable leader Lal Bahadur Shastri.
My humble tributes to Sh #LalBahadurShastri, former PM of India on his death anniversary. His life n legacy of simplicity, humility n utmost service to the Nation shall live on in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/gIVpwKF0GC
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) January 11, 2018
We remember #LalBahadurShastri, India's second Prime Minister. He was instrumental in setting up the National Dairy Development Board which then led to the White Revolution. pic.twitter.com/pY2KMwhng4
— Congress (@INCIndia) January 11, 2018
On 52nd Death Anniversary of Bharat Ratna #LalBahadurShastri Ji, Delhi Dy CM @msisodia, Vidhansabha Speaker Ram Nivas Goel along with MLA @AdarshShastri, Grandson of Shastri ji & MLA Rajesh Rishi paid floral tributes at Vijay Ghat today. pic.twitter.com/nhkBIV3VIK
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) January 11, 2018
Remembering Sh. #LalBahadurShastri Ji on his death anniversary. Following his slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’, let us once again recognize that self-sustenance and self-reliance as the pillars to build a strong nation and work towards achieving it. pic.twitter.com/S3dglnQCNP
— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) January 11, 2018