Know Some Rare & Unknown Facts About ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri’ As India’s Celebrating Birth Anniversary

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal bahadur Shastri is one of the very known personalities which is followed and is behind the motivation for many people. He was the very first Prime Minister of the Republic of India and was also the leader of the Indian National Congress.

While Shastri joined the Indian Independence Movement in the 1920’s after being deeply impressed and after becoming very much influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and his footsteps and the biggest thins for him is that both these great personalities also shares their birthday which is 2nd October, he is always very keen to get the knowledge and for this greed and demand of never ending love  for knowledge and self-sustainment towards other people he really loves to follow two people who are Mahatma Gandhi and Jawahar Lal Nehru, after the Following independence in 1947.

lal-bahadur-shastri-4He joined the latter’s government and became one of Prime Minister Nehru’s principal lieutenants, first as Railways Minister (1951–56), and then in a variety of other functions. He also becomes the Home Minister. Lal Bahadur Shastri while a staunch supporter of Nehru, differed from his socialist policies on Industry.

He also led the Indian Country during the Indo-Pak War of 1965. One of his very famous and renown slogan was “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”  which means “Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer”, this gets very popular and became very famous during the war and is remembered even today as his memories.

The Early Life Of Shastri comprises that he was born at the house of his maternal grandparents in Mughalsarai, Varanasi in a Hindu kayasth family, that had traditionally been employed as Highly administrators and civil servants.

lal-bahadur-shastri-3While Shastri’s paternal ancestors were in the service of the zamindar of Ramnagar near Varanasi and Shastri lived there for the first one year of his life. Shastri’s father, who is known as Sharada Prasad Shrivastava, was a school teacher who later became a clerk in the revenue office at Allahabad.


While his mother, Ramdulari Devi, was the daughter of Munshi Hazari Lal, the headmaster and English teacher at a railway school in Mughalsarai. Shastri was the second child and eldest son of his parents; he had an elder sister, Kailashi Devi.

The day remarks some of his finest and very remarking works which he has done to made India proud.