Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti: Lal Bahadur Shastri‘s life was very open and full of simplicity. He was known for his humility and kindness in his life. But even today his death remains mysterious. Let us know the special things of his life on Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti.
The life of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India, is both ideal and full of struggle. When the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru died, the big question that came up was who would take over the power of India?
At that time, the development of the country was a challenge and many stalwarts were standing in line to come to power. Till that time Lal Bahadur Shastri was known as the former Home Minister of India.
Then she got the post of Prime Minister of the country and she did better work during her tenure.
He took part in the freedom struggle for the independence of the country and even left his studies to fulfill the dream of independence. Went to jail for the first time at the age of 17.
Many stories related to his simplicity and life are quite inspiring. But the end of his life remained very mysterious. Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death remains a mystery even today.
Under what circumstances did he die and why has this mystery not been revealed till date? Millions of salutes to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his Jayanti.
Table of Contents
- Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti: Life introduction
- Tales of humility
- Honesty of life
- Death became a mystery
- every Indian wants to know the truth about his death
Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti: Life introduction
He was called Nanhe in his childhood. When Shastri was just one and a half years old, his father passed away. After which he was sent to live with his uncle. During this time, he used to walk miles to study.
When Shastri was 16 years old. So he decided to join the freedom struggle and left his studies. At the age of 17, he was arrested during the freedom movement and sent to jail. But he was freed because he was a minor.
Tales of humility
When Lal Bahadur Shastri ji was the Prime Minister. Then he went on a tour of some state. But due to some reasons the tour had to be canceled at the last moment.
The Chief Minister of the state told Shastri ji that first class arrangements are being made for his stay. On this Shastri ji told him that he is a third class person. So first class management is not required.
Third class earth here, he is a very simple and humble person. He lived a simple life away from the protocol and glamor of the Prime Minister.
Honesty of life
Pt. Lal Bahadur Shastri became the Prime Minister of India but his life was like that of an ordinary person. He used to support the entire family with the help of allowances and salary received during his tenure.
Once his son used the vehicle of the Prime Minister’s office. On this, Shastri ji made full payment for personal use of the car into the government account.
It is surprising that the Prime Minister of the country neither had his own house nor any property. When Lal Bahadur Shastri died, he did not have land or property but a loan.
Which he had taken from the government to buy a Fiat car after becoming the Prime Minister. The family had to repay the loan. For which Shastri ji’s pension was spent.
People will never forget this great person. We pay our humble tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti.
Death became a mystery
Shastri ji’s death is a mystery. Lal Bahadur Shastri died on 11 January 1966 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Shastri ji had gone to meet Pakistani President Ayub Khan in Tashkent to reach an agreement on the situation after the India-Pakistan war.
However, he died suddenly a few hours after meeting the Pakistani President. It is said that his health was absolutely fine. However, the cause of death was said to be heart attack.
When his mortal remains were brought to India, according to eyewitnesses, there were wound marks on Shastri ji’s body. But the Raj Narayan Inquiry Committee that sat to investigate his death did not give any valid results.
every Indian wants to know the truth about his death
It is said that during the Indo-Pak war, America tried to put a lot of pressure on India. But Shastri ji did not bow down. Pakistan got a befitting reply in the battlefield.
But India’s helpless and oppressive government has still not been able to solve the mystery of his death. But in the name of his death, votes were taken from the public many times.
Even today every Indian wants to know the truth about his death. We all remember him on Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti. His life of simplicity, honesty and humility will always inspire us all.