President Murmu, PM Modi, Assam CM Pay Homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri on Birth Anniversary


Marking Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu paid tributes to the former PM at Vijay Ghat on Monday.

Taking to X, President Murmu wrote, “

President Droupadi Murmu paid tributes to Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, former Prime Minister of India, at Vijay Ghat on his birth anniversary.”

Taking to X, PM Modi posted, “Remembering Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji on his Jayanti. His simplicity, dedication to the nation, and iconic call for ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ resonate even today, inspiring generations. His unwavering commitment to India’s progress and his leadership during challenging times remain exemplary. May we always work to realise his vision for a strong India.”

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shared an old picture of his visit to Assam on X with the captioned, “With the motto of जय जवान, जय किसान, Shraddheya Lal Bahadur Shastri stirred the entire nation during difficult times. A statesman who exemplified probity in public life, Shastri ji is a beacon of inspiration for us. On his Jayanti today, I pay my tributes to Bharat’s second Prime Minister. Sharing a picture of his visit to Guwahati.”