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Why dont we remember lal bahadur shashtri as much as gandhiji?

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Asked by anushka desai, 02 Oct '09 12:17 pm
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The nation celebrates the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and 105th birth anniversary of Indias second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on 2nd October,2009.Lal Bahadur was born in 2nd October 1904 in Mughal Sarai in Uttar Pradesh.Shastri was known for honesty and humility. After hearing a speech of Mahatma Gandhi at Varanasi in 1915, he dedicated his life to the service of the country.During the 22-day war with Pakistan, Lal Bahadur Shastri created the slogan of Jai Jawan Jai Kisan (Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer), underlining the need to boost Indias food production.Apart from emphasizing the Green Revolution, he was instrumental in promoting the White Revolution.When asked about the importance of October 2nd in history,we instanly tell its Gandhi Jayanti (Birthday of Mahatama Gandhi).But its shame that hardly few people know that it is the birth anniversary of Late Lal Bahadur Shastri as well, 3rd Prime Minister of India, one of the great freedom fighters, the great In ...more
Answered by inquisitive, 03 Oct '09 01:43 am

 
  
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Wish we could
we should
Answered by anil garg, 19 Nov '10 09:04 pm

 
  
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Since we all feeded by spoon
Answered by ramesh kumar, 04 Oct '09 12:58 pm

 
  
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Had the central govt passed an order, This was not impossible. And for your information, all govt institutions receive orders to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, Teachers day and so on..... No orders on Shastri ji... so sad.
Answered by subhash, 03 Oct '09 04:59 pm

 
  
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Gandhiji's name is registered permanently in every indian's mind so we forget the name of shastri g though he was also very good and honest minister
Answered by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 02 Oct '09 12:46 pm

 
  
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A thought provoking question. Certain former Prime Ministers are remembered on their birthday, except Mr. Lal Bahadur Shastri though he too was a Railway Minister before becoming a Prime Minister. Perhaps he is not remembered as it does not hold any significance in his career.
Answered by John Mascarenhas, 02 Oct '09 12:27 pm

 
  
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Gandhi all time fav of india.....look tuday sonia gandhi,rahul gandhi....1 gall pe thapad mare to dusra gall agey kardo...bus mar khate jao khate jao......
Answered by krish, 02 Oct '09 12:22 pm

 
  
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Its not that we do remember him but remember one thing Lal Bahadur Shastriji himself considered lucky to be born on such a day,and he himself considered this day as Bapu's jayanti ignoring his own birthday.
Answered by Kaushik Pattanaik, 02 Oct '09 12:20 pm

 
  
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All we know about Shastri birthday. But today leave is based on only Gandhi Jayanthi
Answered by ala, 02 Oct '09 12:19 pm

 
  
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Lal Bahadur also a great leader but not equvel to Gandhiji, b 'cos he never be a minister or any other chair power.
Answered by nicem male, 02 Oct '09 12:19 pm

 
  
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