Tributes to Lal Bahadur Shastri on death anniv

“Tributes to freedom fighter, our former Prime Minister, ‘Bharat Ratna’ late Shri #LalBahadurShastri ji on his ‘punya tithi’. His simplicity, honesty & the slogan ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ continue to inspire us.”
Lal Bahadur Shastri

New Delhi, Jan 11 : Twitterati on Saturday paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 54th death anniversary.

LalBahadurShastri trended with 16.4K tweets.

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu tweeted on @VPSecretariat: “Shastri ji played a pioneering role in dairy & farming revolution in India. He strove relentlessly to uplift the poor and marginalised sections of society. The nation will be ever indebted to Shastri ji for his contribution to nation-building. #LalBahadurShastri.”

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh tweeted: “Remembering #LalBahadurShastri ji on his death anniversary. A legendary leader whose simplicity & vision will resonate for generations to come. The entire nation is indebted to him for leading our Armed Forces to victory in 1965. Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan!”

BJP leader Baijayant Jay Panda wrote: “Tributes to freedom fighter, our former Prime Minister, ‘Bharat Ratna’ late Shri #LalBahadurShastri ji on his ‘punya tithi’. His simplicity, honesty & the slogan ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ continue to inspire us.”

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote: “Paid my humble tributes to our second Prime Minister #LalBahadurShastri ji on his death anniversary at #Rajasthan PCC. His simplicity, honesty and firm determination would always be an inspiration. His slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ remains forever relevant.”

One post read: “Please correct the injustice done to the former Prime Minister who was selfless, hardworking, clean and a great patriot. Name some prominent schemes and places after #LalBahadurShastri.”

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