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Early childhood

Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial

Early childhood

Lal Bahadur, nickname ‘Nanhe’ was born on 2nd October 1904 in a poor Kayastha family in Mugal Sarai, Uttar Pradesh. He was the only son of Sh. Sharda Prasad Srivastava, a Primary School teacher and Smt. Ram Dulari Devi, a house-wife. She as the eldest daughter of Sh. Hazari Lal. Nanhe’s elder sister was Kailashpai and younger one was Sundari Devi. Their parents were very simple and honest persons. Due to Plague, Nanhe lost his father in 1906 and his upbringing was at his maternal uncle family.

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