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Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri 115th birth anniversary observed today


  • The 115th Birth Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri (The 2nd President of India) celebrated on 2nd October across the nation with full of joy and happiness.
  • He was born on 2nd October 1904 in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh. During 1964–66, he served as the second Prime Minister of India.
  • Under Shastri's leadership, India won the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965. His slogan of "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan" became very popular during the war.
  • In 1966, He was awarded the Bharat Ratna (India's highest civilian award), and A memorial named, 'Vijay Ghat' was built for him in Delhi.

Published On : 03 Oct 2019

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