About Babuji

SHRI LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI JI

Bharat Ratna Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri (2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was the 2nd Prime Minister of India. Shastri joined the Indian independence movement in the 1920s. Deeply impressed and influenced by Mahatma Gandhi (with whom he shared his birthday), he became a loyal follower, first of Gandhi, and then of Jawaharlal Nehru. Following independence in 1947, he joined the latter's government and became one of Prime Minister Nehru's principal , first as Railways Minister (1951–56), and then in a variety of other functions, including Home Minister.