On Shastri’s Death Anniv, Modi Remembers His Courage and Integrity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Lal Bahadur Shastri on his death anniversary.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Lal Bahadur Shastri on his death anniversary (Photo: The Quint)

Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s “courage and simplicity” endeared him to everyone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

In a message to mark the death anniversary of Shastri, Modi tweeted:

Shastri, who was prime minister from 9 June 1964 to 11 January 1966, died in Tashkent where he had gone to sign a peace pact in the wake of the 1965 India-Pakistan war.

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