Nation remembers Shastri on 114th birth anniversary
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Nation remembers Shastri on 114th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 2: The country on Tuesday remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 114th birth anniversary with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to him at his memorial Vijay Ghat here.

The President, after paying floral tributes at former Premier's samadhi, said, ''Remembering our former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri ji on his birth anniversary. His integrity, wartime leadership and role in the shaping of the Green Revolution remains an inspiration for the entire country #PresidentKovind.''

The Prime Minister tweeted, ''Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji epitomised strength and simplicity. He led India at a crucial time and worked hard to make our nation more prosperous. (UNI)