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Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri, a man of actions, was the second Prime Minister of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He joined the post on 9 June 1964, after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru. Born in 1904 in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh as Lal Bahadur Srivastava, he was brought up at his maternal grandfather’s house till the age of ten. As a boy he was fond of reading books of Guru Nanak Dev. [...]