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About Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian politician best remembered for being the second Prime Minister of India, a position he held from 1964 until his demise in 1966. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, he held a number of important positions such as the Minister of External Affairs and Minister of Home Affairs.
He was the eldest son of Ramdulari Devi and Sharada Shrivastava. He got married to Lalita Devi in 1928. From the union, six children were born, including Anil Shastri.
He was honored posthumously with the Republic of India's highest civilian award the Bharat Ratna in 1966, thereby making him the first person to be posthumously honored with the prestigious award.
Despite the official cause of his death being a heart attack, many Indians, including his wife Lalita, believe he was poisoned.
Upon his death in the Soviet Union in 1966, he became the first Indian Prime Minister to die overseas.
Lal Bahadur Shastri Rank
Lal Bahadur Shastri's Popularity
Lal Bahadur Shastri was a famous Indian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of India, who was born on October 2, 1905. As a person born on this date, Lal Bahadur Shastri is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (October 2) and the 10th most popular for the year (1905).
People born on October 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Lal Bahadur Shastri is the 840th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Lal Bahadur Shastri's birthday, Lal Bahadur Shastri is the 225th most famous Indian.
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