Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Jayant:
Who Was Lal Bahadur Shastri?
Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian Politician and 2nd Prime Minister of Independent India. He dedicated more than 30 years of his life to the country and he came to be known as a man of great integrity and competence.
He gave the slogan “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan”.
Birth And Education:
Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on 2nd October in Mughalsarai, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh). He was graduated from Kashi Vidyapeeth. He was given the title “Shastri” which means “Scholar” by Vidyapeeth as a part of his Bachelor’s Degree Award but this title got into his name.
He got married to Lalita Devi on 16 May 1928. She was from Mirzapur and was born on 11 January 1910. They lived together for many years in Allahabad.
He was a man of the great inner strong point, self-effacing, and lenient. He understood the language of the people and was a man of vision towards the country’s progress. He was greatly impressed by Mahatma Gandhi. He became the leader of the Indian National Congress Party. In 1920, He joined the Indian Independence Movement with Mahatma Gandhi after that he participated in Non-corporation Movement.
He became a member of Servants Of The People Society, Lok Sewak Mandal for a lifetime that was founded by Lala Lajpat Rai. There Shastri started work for the welfare of the backward class and upliftment. Later he became the President of that society. He was sent to prison for some time by the Britishers.
Lal Bahadur Shastri died due to a Heart Attack on 11 January 1966.
He was awarded Bharat Ratna India’s Highest Civilian Award after his death.