New Delhi : President Rajnath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi pay tribute to Lal Bahadur Shasthri at Vijay Ghat. Ram Kovind on 2nd October paid floral tribute to the second prime minister of India, Lt. Lal Bahadur Sharstri on his 113th birth anniversary at his memorial in Vijay Ghat. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes at Shastri’s memorial. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi took to his Twitter handle to release a video praising Shastri for motivating farmers and the armed force of the nation.
Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on 2nd October,1904 in Mughalsaraj district of Uttar Pradesh. He entered politics at a young age as a satyagrahi in the Indian National Movement. On 15 August,1947, he became the Minister the Minister of Police and Transport in the Independent India. He is known for his major contribution for promoting White Revolution to increase the supply of milk and Green revolution to boost India’s food production. He became the prime minister of Indian in 1964 and led the country during the India-Pakistan war in 1965. On 11 January,1966, he took his last breath.