Describing Shastri as a "dedicated Congressman" in an article in the 70th anniversary edition of the RSS-affiliated weekly Organiser, Advani said his personal qualities won him the goodwill of the nation.
Lal Bahadur Shastri followed in Jawaharlal Nehru's footsteps after his death as the second prime minister of India, but Shastri's ruling was in stark contrast as compared to the former. Here are 10 profound quotes by the leader.
Vivek Agnihotri has started pre-production and casting for his next project dedicated to former Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. He has announced the project in January this year on Twitter. He said that he is happy to start the journey on Shastri's 113th birth anniversary.
The BJP government is keen to rename the town as Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar and the railway junction as Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Railway Station after the RSS ideologue. The opposing Congress faction, meanwhile, wants that the town should take its name from former prime minister and Congress leader Lal Bahadur Shastri.
Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani among other leaders remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 111th birth anniversary who gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', at his memorial at Vijay Ghat.
India and Pakistan relations have seen many ups and downs. But whenever the leaders of the two arch rivals meet, the world takes note of it. Here we present few rare moments from the tumultuous history.
As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of Independent India. He was known for his mild manners and his 'clean' image. Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on October 2. Lal Bahadur Shastri shared his birth date with the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.