10 Things You May Not Know Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of India, serving from 1964 to 1966.

Shastri was born on October 2, 1904, in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Shastri actively participated in the Indian independence movement led by Mahatma Gandhi.

Lal Bahadur Shastri coined the slogan "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan," which means "Hail the Soldier, Hail the Farmer."

Shastri played a crucial role in India's Green Revolution

During his tenure as Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri faced the challenge of the Indo-Pak War in 1965.

Shastri signed the Tashkent Agreement with Pakistan's President, Ayub Khan, in January 1966.

Lal Bahadur Shastri's sudden death on January 11, 1966, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, remains a subject of speculation and controversy.

Shastri was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1966 for his significant contributions to the nation.

Lal Bahadur Shastri's legacy as a humble and honest leader continues to inspire people in India.

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