Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial
On 14th September 1965 UNO requested both the countries for ceasefire. Shastriji, the Angel of Peace, accepted the proposal and on 2nd January 1966 left for Tashkent, USSR with his delegation. He stayed in ‘Tashkent Palace Hotel’ located on Buyuk Turon Street.
After detail discussions and consultations continued for eight days, finally Tashkent Agreement was signed between Shastriji and Pakistani President General Mohammad Ayub Khan in the presence of USSR Prime Minister Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin on 10th January 1966.
On January 4, 1966, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the official opening of the meeting of the statesmen of Pakistan and India with the participation of the Russian Prime-Minister Kosyigin took place. On the Indian part, there was Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who was accompanied by Mr. Chandrika Prasad Srivastava. The negotiations lasted till January 10 and resulted in signing Tashkent Declaration.