Lal Bahadur Shastri remembered on 45th death anniversary
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 22:44
  
New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday led the nation in offering tributes to late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 45th death anniversary.

Ansari, some ministers, members of Parliament and diplomats attended a prayer meeting Shastri's memorial -- Vijay Ghat -- in the capital.

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of India and a prominent figure in the independence movement.

Shastri died of a heart attack in Tashkent after signing a declaration of ceasefire with Pakistani President M Ayub Khan to end the 1965 war.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 22:44


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