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On the 58th anniversary of his passing, here are ten motivational sayings from India's second prime minister
Jan 11, 2024 12:39 pm

Lal Bahadur Shastri, who was known for leading a simple life, is remembered for his honesty and sincerity. A look at his best quotes on the 58th anniversary of his passing. Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India, was an inspirational politician, leader, and man of principles. He left behind a rich legacy of integrity, honesty, and humility that is worthy of imitation. Shastri, who was born in Mughalsarai, Varanasi, was greatly impacted by the ideals of the Father of Nation in addition to sharing a birthday with him. His famous catchphrase, "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan," which he created to inspire farmers and soldiers alike during India's 1965 war with Pakistan, is still well-remembered. He was India's prime minister from 1964 to 1966. (Also read: 10 motivational January quotations to set a positive tone for the New Year.)  Known for living a modest and simple life, Shastri and his family joined other residents in going weeks without eating in reaction to the US's threat to reduce wheat supply during the war between India and Pakistan. On January 11, 1966, Lal Bahadur Shastri departed from this life in Tashkent.