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5 life lessons from Lal Bahadur Shastri

As a child, Shastri is known to have swum across the river to reach school to save his impoverished family money to pay for a boat ride.

Five instances why Lal Bahadur Shastri is the most modest prime minister India has ever seen

Reportedly, when Lal Bahadur Shastri passed away in 1966 he had no house on his name, nor any land in his possession.

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Why Shastri matters today

Lal Bahadur Shastri's stress on character and moral strength acquire special significance

Remembering Shastri: As CM Adityanth opens museum, Congress plans rally from ex-PM’s birthplace

While BJP is busy highlighting Shastri's native village, Congress has decided to focus on Mughalsarai, “as it was his birthplace and also houses his maternal house”.

Lal Bahadur Shastri not hostile to RSS, often consulted Guru Golwalkar: LK Advani

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.

Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to Lal Bahadur Shastri

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, the Prime Minister said Shastri's "impeccable service" will be remembered for generations to come.

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Lal Bahadur Shastri: 10 memorable quotes from India's second Prime Minister

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 begins working on film on Lal Bahadur Shastri

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.

Lal Bahadur Shastri anniversary: Delhi Chief Secretary asked to 'explain' absence at Vijay Ghat

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Shastri on the occasion.

Shastri or Upadhyay? Congress and BJP-RSS spar over rechristening of Mughalsarai town, its railway junction

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.

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Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti 2018: Inspirational Quotes By India’s second PM Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri Quotes: Lal Bahadur Shastri, held the office from 1964 to 1966 and during Jawaharlal Nehru’s term as the first prime minister, he was the minister of home affairs

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani pay homage to 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.

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Happier times in India, Pakistan relations: Nehru's car ride with Ayub Khan, Atal-Zia and Rajiv-Bhutto meetings

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.

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Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

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: 10 lesser known facts about India's second PM

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.

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