Lal Bahadur Shastri
India’s Second Prime Minister
Creator of the timeless ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’
First leader of independent India to Win a major War
A leader who preferred to swim across Ganges rather than accept a free ride
A leader who moved the entire nation to miss a meal rather than beg for food
A leader who taught us to live with dignity and honour.
This book carries anecdotes encapsulating Lal Bahadur’s childhood, growing up years and political life. Each anecdote is poignantly narrated by his son Anil Shastri. And, brilliantly interpreted by Pavan Choudary. The reader will take home unique and valuable insights. It is Lal Bahadur Shastri like never before.
Anil Shastri is an Indian politician, social activist and educationist. After graduating from St. Stephen’s college he served in Voltas for 17 years. Anil joined politics in 1989 and was elected to the Lok Sabha and appointed as Minister in the Ministry of Finance. He is also Special Invitee to the Congress Working Committee. Born to Lal Bahadur Shastri, Anil has established several educational institutions and is the Chairman of Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management. For more follow him on twitter @anilkshastri.