Lal Bahadur Shastri as Prime Minister of India, undertook several significant initiatives to the nation.

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By johnny Scribe                 October 02, 2023

One of the defining moments of Shastriji's tenure was the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.

Indo-Pakistani War

He encouraged the adoption of modern farming techniques, high-yielding crop varieties, and the use of fertilizers.

Green Revolution

He introduced policies and measures to ensure food self-sufficiency, which was crucial for India's growing population.

Food Policy

Lal Bahadur Shastri's government focused on economic stability and growth.

Economic Policies

Shastriji advocated for the expansion of educational opportunities, especially for underprivileged children.


During his prime ministership, Shastriji pursued a foreign policy of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence.

Foreign Policy

Shastriji was a proponent of women's empowerment and their active participation in the Nation's development.


Shastriji was awarded the Bharat Ratna, in 1966, in recognition of his exceptional leadership and contributions to the nation.

Bharat Ratna

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