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From Narendra Modi to Rahul Gandhi, this is how politicos paid tributes to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his beginning anniversary


Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former get together chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tributes to the previous prime minister of India by visiting Vijay Ghat, Lal Bahadur Shastri’s memorial, to pay floral tributes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at this time paid floral tribute to Bharat Ratna and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 117th beginning anniversary at Vijay Ghat. Lal Bahadur Shastri shares his birthday with Mahatma Gandhi.

“Tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ji on his birth anniversary. His life based on values and principles will always remain a source of inspiration for the countrymen,” tweeted Prime Minister Modi.

Shastri was born on 2 October, 1904 in Mughalsarai district of Uttar Pradesh. He entered politics at a younger age as a satyagrahi within the Indian National Movement.On August 15, 1947, he grew to become the Minister of Police and Transport in impartial India.

Shastri grew to become the Prime Minister of India in 1964 and led the nation throughout the India-Pakistan battle in 1965. He coined the slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ which resonated with lots and was broadly accepted.

On January 11, 1966, he breathed his final in Tashkent after a cardiac arrest.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former get together chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tributes to the previous prime minister of India by visiting Vijay Ghat, Lal Bahadur Shastri’s memorial, to pay floral tributes.

Priyanka Gandhi additionally paid tributes to Shastri and recalled his ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ slogan. “Farmers and soldiers are the pride of India and hailing them reflects the sentiments of crores of Indians. This sentiment of crores of Indians was conveyed in the ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ slogan of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri given at a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj,” she mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.

Rahul Gandhi additionally paid tributes to Shastri in a tweet and mentioned, “Jai Jawaan Jai Kisaan tha, hai aur rahega.” “Shastri ji’s simplicity and determination are a source of inspiration even today. Salute to this son of Congress!” he tweeted.

In a tweet, the Congress, on its official Twitter deal with, mentioned, “We pay tribute to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary. As a guiding light, his ideals guide us to work for the nation and its people, following the path of peace and non-violence.”

In its tribute to Shastri, the Congress mentioned he was an lively participant within the freedom battle towards the British and contributed to nation-building till his final breath.

Several senior Congress leaders, together with Congress’ chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Shastri.

Here’s how different politicos paid tribute to the previous prime minister:

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