Former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna Lal Bahadur Shastri passed away today. Lal Bahadur Shastri served the Indian nation as a freedom fighter, Union Minister and Prime Minister. He lived a very simple life. He was honestly slim even though he was the last Prime Minister of any politician or Union Minister. Shastri ji served as the second Prime Minister of our country.
Lal Bahadur, who served as Union Minister in independent India for 17 years in various capacities. He has earned a well-established place in history as an outstanding man who laid the foundations for an innovative India. Born on October 2, 1904, in Mughal Sarai, Uttar Pradesh, Lal Bahadur was not as well known as other politicians. He excelled in Congress as the most loyal to Nehru. It is very rare for a political leader like Lal Bahadur Shastri to resign as a minister after he was responsible for a tragic train accident when he was the Railway Minister.
Lal Bahadur was a leader with great administrative efficiency. He suppressed religious strife with a steel foot when he served as a minister at the state level between 1947-1951. Nehru won the election as Prime Minister with the way he led the Congress party to victory. Shastri-Nehru took over as the General Secretary of the Congress Party in 1951. He was hailed as the mastermind who devised and executed the party’s plans for a landslide victory in the 1952 general elections. That is why Nehru later handed over key portfolios to him.
Lal Bahadur Shastri motto “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”
During the Indo-Pakistani war, his motto was “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”. This is still the most popular slogan for soldiers and farmers. The Indians recognized him as the first leader to recognize the services of the peasants who were the backbone of the country. With the sudden death of Nehru, Lal Bahadur, who became the Prime Minister in 1964. He laid the seeds for the White Revolution and the Green Revolution to breathe new life into our country, which was in crisis.
The newest white movement to increase milk production was enumerated while adopting modern agricultural practices to increase agricultural production. He was the first leader to make his mark and show aggression in the Lal Bahadur administration. It took steps to increase the defence budget and make the cousin dot the country.
On January 10, 1966, Indo-Pak negotiations took place in Tashkent, Russia. As part of this, several agreements were reached. The agreement was also signed by Prime Minister Lal Bahadur. But the next day he was pronounced dead of a heart attack in Tashkent. However, despite allegations that Lal Bahadur was assassinated jointly by the Pak and the CIA. The allegations have not been substantiated. How the death of Natika Sastri came about remains a mystery.