Lal Bahadur Shastri Death Anniversary: Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of the country and who gave the slogan of ‘Jai Kisan, Jai Jawan’, died on 11 January 1966. Known for his clean image and simplicity, Shastri took over as the Prime Minister on June 9, 1964 after the death of the first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. He was the Prime Minister of the country for about 18 months. Under his leadership, India defeated Pakistan in the 1965 war. He died under mysterious circumstances on the night of 11 January 1966 after signing an agreement to end the war with the President of Pakistan Ayub Khan in Tashkent.
A series of other important events recorded on the date of January 11 in the history of the country are as follows: –
1569: First lottery started in England.
1613: The Mughal emperor Jahangir allowed the East India Company to set up a factory in Surat.
1922: Diabetes patients were given insulin for the first time.
1942: In World War II, Japan took over Kuala Lumpur.
1954: Birth of Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who raised his voice against child labor.
1962: In the northwestern mountainous region of Peru, a large number of villages and cities were buried under the folds of ice and rocks due to the sliding of rocks and large rocks of ice, which killed at least two thousand people.
1966: The then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri died in Tashkent. He went there to participate in the summit meeting with Pakistan.
1972: Bangladesh was recognized by East Germany.
nineteen ninety eight: The Algerian government blamed Islamic extremists for the attacks on two villages in which 100 people were killed.
2001: Defense agreement for the first time between India and Indonesia.