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Lal Bahadur Shastri Death Anniversary 2024: History, Dates

Every year, 11th January is celebrated as the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri. Shastri served as the 2nd Prime Minister of India. he led various portfolios in the Jawaharlal Nehru-led Central govt. he also promoted both the White Revolution and the Green Revolution in India.

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He played an important role in Independence activities. he spent 2 and a half years incarcerated in the decade. Before the Freedom, Shastri Ji roled as an elected representative for the United Provinces. he was also chosen as the Parliamentary Secretary after the freedom. apart from this, Shastri had served as the Minister of Police and Transport under Govind Ballah Pant’s Chief Ministership.

In 1951, he was elected as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee and he also gave his contributed to the party’s massive win in the 1952 General Elections. he received portfolios for Railways and Transport (1951), Commerce and Industry (1959), Home Affairs (1961).

Static Gk on Lal Bahadur Shastri

  • Born: 2nd October 1904
  • Birth Place: Mughalsarai, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Father: Sharada Prasad Shrivastava
  • Mother: Ramdulari Devi
  • Wife: Lalita Devi
  • Political Association: Indian National Congress
  • Movement: Indian Independence Movement
  • Death: 11 January 1966
  • Memorial: Vijay Ghat, New Delhi

Top inspiring quotes by Lal Bahadur Shastri

  • We believe in freedom, freedom for the people of each country to follow their destiny without external interference.
  • We cannot afford to spend millions and millions over nuclear arms when there is poverty and unemployment all around us.
  • There comes a time in the life of every nation when it stands at the crossroads of history and must choose which way to go.
  • We believe in the dignity of man as an individual, whatever his race, colour or creed, and his right to better, fuller, and richer life.
  • We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in war.
  • We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.”
  • We can win respect in the world only if we are strong internally and can banish poverty and unemployment from our country.”
  • India will have to hang down her head in shame if even one person is left who is said in any way to be untouchable.
  • I had always been feeling uncomfortable in my mind about giving advice to others and not acting upon it myself.
  • Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.
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