What was Shastri’s childhood name?
Nanhe, or ‘little one’ as he was called at home, walked many miles to school without shoes, even when the streets burned in the summer’s heat. As he grew up, Lal Bahadur Shastri became more and more interested in the country’s struggle for freedom from foreign yoke.
Who was born and died outside India?
The question was: Which of these Bharat Ratna awardees was born as well as died in a country outside India? The four options were: Lal Bahadur Shastri, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, Mother Teresa and JRD Tata. The correct answer to this question is JRD Tata.
Who is known as man of peace?
Remembering “The Man of Peace” – Lal Bahadur Shastri.
Why Lbsnaa is named so?
In October 1972, it was renamed as the Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration. And, in July 1973, the institution acquired its present name of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA). Initially, the training of the first batch of officers had started in Metcalfe House in April 1959.
Who made Shastri PM?
Taking office. After the death of Nehru, several leaders of the ruling Indian National Congress nominated Shastri due to his socialist background, to stand against the conservative Morarji Desai. With the backing of Congress President Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Shastri became the party’s choice for Prime Minister.
Why Lal Bahadur Shastri got Bharat Ratna?
He led the country during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965. His slogan of “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”(“Hail the soldier, Hail the farmer”) became very popular during the war and is remembered even today.