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Lal Bahadur Shastri’s 51st death anniversary observes today

Lal Bahadur Shastri’s 51st death anniversary observes today
Written by Pallavi Parmar

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.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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