Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Name Lal Bahadur Shastri
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1904-10-02
Place of Birth Varanasi,
Age 61 yrs
Death Date 1966-01-11
Birth Sign Libra

About Lal Bahadur Shastri

Second Prime Minister of India from 1964 to 1966 who was a loyal follower of Ghandi’s teachings. His popularity stemmed from India’s victory in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965.

Early Life Experience of Lal Bahadur Shastri

He graduated with a degree from Kashi Vidyapeeth, where he as given the title of ‘Shastri,’ meaning ‘scholar.’

Trivia Info

He was known for being a secularist who favored peaceful relations with Pakistan.

Family Life and Relationship

He had five children, all of whom ended up becoming politicians in Congress.

Close Associates

He was Prime Minister of India, like Atal Vajpayee was after him.