Lal Bahadur Shastri death anniversary, Quotes: On the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, know his inspiring thoughts, special things from life.

Lal Bahadur Shastri death anniversary, Quotes: On the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, know his inspiring thoughts, special things from life.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Punyatithi: Today is the death anniversary of the country's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. Shastri ji, who gave the slogan of Jai Kisan, Jai Jawan, breathed his last in Tashkent on January 11, 1966. Shastri ji was a Gandhian leader with efficient leadership and lived a simple life. After the death of Pandit Nehru, he remained the Prime Minister of the country only for about one and a half years, but in this short tenure
He had proved his capability in front of the whole world. In 1965, when India gave a crushing defeat to Pakistan in the war, he was the Prime Minister of the country. His sudden death in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, was a huge loss for the country. Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on 2 October 1904 in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh. His mother's name was Ram Dulari and father's name was Munshi Prasad Srivastava. Shastri ji's wife's name was Lalita Devi. He did his graduation from Kashi Vidya Peeth.

Read Shastri ji's precious thoughts here-

– If even one person remains who can be called untouchable in any way, then India will have to bow its head in shame.
– Every work has its own dignity and satisfaction is achieved only in doing every work to the best of one's ability.
– For the progress of the country, instead of fighting among ourselves, we have to fight poverty, disease and ignorance.
– Loyalty to the country comes before all loyalties and it is absolute loyalty because one cannot wait for what one gets in return.

10 important things related to the life of Lal Bahadur Shastri…

1- Lal Bahadur Shastri received education in adverse circumstances. It is said that he used to swim the river to go to school every day. Because when there were schools only in very few villages.

2- At the age of 16, he left his studies and joined Gandhiji's non-cooperation movement. Shastri ji was married to Lalita Shastri in 1928. From whom two daughters and four sons were born.

3- Lal Bahadur Shastri actively participated in the British Quit India Movement from the non-cooperation movement of 1921 to 1942. At the age of 16, Shastri ji joined the non-cooperation movement for the countrymen along with Gandhi ji.

4- After Shastri ji became the Prime Minister, India-Pakistan war took place in 1965 in which Shastri ji kept the country under control in adverse circumstances.

5- To show the importance of army soldiers and farmers, he also gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan'.

6- Before becoming the Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri was the Railway Minister, Transport and Communications Minister, Commerce and Industry Minister, Home Minister and during Nehru ji's illness, he was a minister without portfolio.

7- When Lal Bahadur Shastri became Prime Minister in 1964. During his reign there was a war between India and Pakistan in 1965.

8- During the war with Pakistan, there was a shortage of food in the country. The country was facing the problem of starvation. During that period of crisis, Lal Bahadur Shastri had stopped taking his salary. Lal Bahadur Shastri had appealed to the people of the country to keep fast once a week.

He breathed his last on January 9-11, 1966 in Tashkent. On January 10, 1966, Lal Bahadur Shastri died suddenly (January 11), just 12 hours after the peace agreement with Pakistan was signed in Tashkent.

10- Lal Bahadur Shastri promoted White Revolution, a national campaign to increase milk production. He also promoted the Green Revolution to increase food production in India. He also contributed in White Revolution and Green Revolution.

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