Lal Bahadur Shastri Death Anniversary
Nation remembers former Prime Minister on 56th death anniversary
Lal Bahadur Shastri served as the country's second Prime Minister from June 1964 till his untimely death.
The death anniversary of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri is January 11th.
He died in Tashkent, present-day Uzbekistan, on this day in 1966.
Following Jawaharlal Nehru as Prime Minister, the country's second Prime Minister was noted for his simplicity and honesty.
Despite the fact that Shastri was born 35 years after Mahatma Gandhi, they both had the same birthday, October 2.
He originated from a humble household and became a devout devotee of Gandhi, eventually holding prominent positions in the government.
When he resigned as railway minister on two occasions, it became a legendary incident from the former PM's life.
assuming moral responsibility for two different railway accidents that occurred during his time in office
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