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Today oct 2, is birthday of lal bhadur shastri too but why nation remembers and celebrates gandhiji!s but not shastriji?

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Asked by Ramesh Agarwal, 02 Oct '12 01:52 pm
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It is also birthday of K. Kamaraj who was instrumental in supporting Lal Bahadur Shastri as the PM. Nation celebrates birthday of Shastriji also but Mahatma Gandhi being father of the nation, there is more focus on him.
Answered by Francisco, 02 Oct '12 01:57 pm

 
  
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Its actually a Nehru legacy
Because belonging to a poor family....Lal Bahadur Shastri was always more servile and subdued in front of Nehru...because it was Gandhiji who monitored that Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India...
and the Congress as the ruling party under Nehru projected Gandhiji only...ignoring all others who contributed even with their lives to the Independance struggle.
And Nehru thought fit and obligated to make the day remebered only for Gandhiji.
Answered by prasoon, 02 Oct '12 02:27 pm

 
  
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Because Mahatma Gandhi was termed as the Father of the Nation, where as Lal Bahadur Shastriji, who came up from a poor family and who was not too particular about being advertised, and moreover, he doesnot belong to the NEHRU FAMILY
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 02 Oct '12 01:58 pm

 
  
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Gandhiji knew marketing better. shasri jee only thought of country. Gandhijee wanted fame too.
Answered by Manoj M, 02 Oct '12 01:58 pm

 
  
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For thousand and thousands of years, nobody cared about the Harijans ill-treated at the temple premises. Gandhiji fought against the foreign whites for freedom of our nation and against the Indian-whites for the freedom of downtrodden people as well. His Satyagraha against British fetched us freedom whereas His movement of Harijan-entry into their own religion temples earned him three bullets from a Brahmin. Shastri might be a good person, but he cannot be compared with the greatness of Gandhiji.
Answered by Brummendra Dasar, 02 Oct '12 03:08 pm

 
  
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Its tradition followed.Because of same birthday dates
Answered by Red label, 02 Oct '12 02:13 pm

 
  
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Foolish people..........
Answered by HRITIK PANDE, 02 Oct '12 02:02 pm

 
  
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True
we do not know how to celebrate for 2 personalities on a single day
Answered by anil garg, 02 Oct '12 02:01 pm

 
  
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Nation remembers both the leaders equally
Answered by ajay, 02 Oct '12 01:59 pm

 
  
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Because eventually non violence prevails
Answered by starkid, 02 Oct '12 01:53 pm

 
  
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