Lal Bahadur Shastri

by - 16 October

Lal Bahadur Shastri


Born - October 1, Mughalsarai

Death on January 3, Tashkent

Award-Bharat Ratna

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri , India was the country's third Lok Sabha and the second permanent prime minister. He was the Prime Minister of the country of India in the period between 1-2.

  • After the birth of Lal Bahadur Shastri in 9, he was born in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh under the name Lal Bahadur Srivastava. His father, Sharda Prasad, was a poor teacher who later became clerk at the Revenue Office.

  • After India gained independence, Shastri was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary of the State of Uttar Pradesh. He then became the Minister of Transport and Transport during Govind Vallabh Pant's tenure as Chief Minister. During his time as Transport Minister, he first appointed a woman to the post of bus conductor. After being the minister of the watchdog department, he started experimenting with sprinkling water instead of sticking to control the crowd. In the 9th year, he was appointed as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru. He worked hard to win the Congress party with a huge majority in the elections of 6, 6 and 9.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of the country of India, took over as Prime Minister on June 9, after his demise on May 2, 28, during his tenure as Prime Minister.

  • He was the second of three sons of his father, Sarada Prasad of Mirzapur and his mother Ramdulari Devi. Shastri also had two sisters. His father passed away in Shastri's childhood. E. C He was married to Lalitadevi, daughter of Shri Ganesh Prasad, and had six children.



  • After completing his graduation, he joined the Bharat Sevak Sangh and started his political career from here, taking the vow of country service. The Shastri was a pure Gandhian. He remained simple all his life and devoted his entire life to serving the poor. He was involved in all important programs of the Indian Independence Movement, and had to remain in prisons in which the Non-Cooperation Movement and the Satyagraha Movement of the 3 were the most prominent. Among his political directors were Shri Purushottam Das Tandon, Pandit Govindavallabh Pant, Jawaharlal Nehru etc. After coming to Allahabad in the 5th, he worked with Shri Tandonji as the secretary of the Allahabad unit of the Bharat Sevak Sangh. Here he met Nehru. Thereafter his position continued to grow. As he joined the house of minister in the Nehru cabinet. In this position, he remained till 3.

  • The whole of India is fondly remembered for his simplicity, patriotism and sincerity. He was honored with Bharat Ratna in Year 1.


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