What did Lal Bahadur Shastri do for India?
Following independence in 1947, he joined the Indian government and became one of Prime Minister Nehru’s key cabinet colleagues, first as Railways Minister (1951–56), and then in numerous other prominent positions, including the Home Minister. He led the country during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965.
What is white revolution by Lal Bahadur Shastri?
Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian statesman who served as the second Prime Minister of India. He promoted the White Revolution – a national campaign to increase the production and supply of milk – by supporting the Amul milk co-operative of Anand, Gujarat and creating the National Dairy Development Board.
What is the slogan of Lal Bahadur Shastri?
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri’s slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kisan reverberates even today through the length and breadth of the country. Underlying this is the inner-most sentiments ‘Jai Hindustan’. The war of 1965 was fought and won for our self-respect and our national prestige.
Who was the first prime minister of India?
Jawaharlal Nehru, was 58 when he started the long innings of 17 years as free India’s first Prime Minister.
How many prime ministers have died while in office in India?
The prime minister is the executive head of the Union Government of India, and is usually the most powerful person in the country. Two prime ministers, namely Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi have been assassinated. The former was assassinated while in office, while the latter was assassinated after his tenure.
Who was the Minister of Information and Broadcasting in 1964?
|Minister of Railways||S. K. Patil||11 January 1966|
|Minister of Law and Justice and Communications||Ashoke Kumar Sen||11 January 1966|
|Minister of Information and Broadcasting||Indira Gandhi||11 January 1966|
|Minister of Industry||Ram Subhag Singh||13 June 1964|
Who propounded the Tashkent agreement in 1966?
The Soviets, represented by Premier Aleksey Kosygin, moderated between Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistani President Muhammad Ayub Khan.
Who was born on 2nd October 1904?
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri was born on October 2, 1904 at Mughalsarai, a small railway town seven miles from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
Who is the first female prime minister of India?
She was the 3rd prime minister of India and was also the first and, to date, only female prime minister of India.
|Preceded by||Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Morarji Desai|
|Minister of External Affairs|
|In office 9 March 1984 – 31 October 1984|