Lal Bahadur Shastri, the country’s most loved and second Prime Minister, is known for his honesty, hard work, strong willpower, and strong intentions. Before becoming the Prime Minister of the country, Shastriji, who held special posts including many ministries, always kept his resignation in his pocket. During the Tashkent Agreement, on 11 January 1966 in Uzbekistan, Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri suddenly said goodbye to this world forever.
The country’s most loved leader, Lal Bahadur Shastri, was born to Sharda Prasad Srivastava and Ramdulari Devi on October 2, 1904, in Mughalsarai, who grew up as a child. Being the youngest in the house, he was called Lal and Nanhe. Later his name was changed to Lal Bahadur Shastri. Growing up, Lal Bahadur Shastri took education from Kashi Vidyapeeth and jumped into the freedom struggle for the country, and fought an ideological war against the British.
Lal Bahadur Shastri did not like to interfere in the work. Inspired by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant, Lal Bahadur Shastri was made the secretary of the Bharat Sevak Sangh formed in Allahabad in 1929 and from here his political career started. After this, Lal Bahadur Shastri became the head of many central government ministries while holding important positions in the Uttar Pradesh government. Lal Bahadur Shastri, who followed his principles and ideals, was known as an outspoken orator who worked without any pressure. He did not like anyone’s interference in his work without any reason. Many believe that this was the reason why he always carried his resignation in his pocket.
In 1964, Lal Bahadur Shastri was made the Prime Minister due to honesty, hard work, and popularity that chewed the gram to Pakistan. The very next year in 1965, Pakistan suddenly attacked India. In the emergency meeting, Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ordered the chiefs of the three armies to be ready to lay down their lives for the defense of the country and war broke out on both sides. In the meantime, Shastri Ji united the people of the country by giving the slogan of Jai Jawan Jai Kisan. As a result, Pakistan had to face the loss. Indian army occupied Lahore in Pakistan.
India’s shining star was extinguished in Tashkent when India surrounded Pakistan’s Lahore airport. Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistan’s President Ayub Khan were invited to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, for a ceasefire agreement between the United States and the United Nations, Russia. There was to be an agreement between Pakistan and India for a ceasefire and border linkage. After the signing of the agreement, Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri died suddenly on the night of 11 January 1966. Shastri’s death remains a mystery to date. Some people consider the cause of his death to be a heart attack, while some people say that he was murdered by poisoning