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Important Quotes

Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial

Important Quotes

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Important Quotes from Shastriji

  • We want freedom for our country, but not at the expense or exploitation of others, not as to degrade other countries… I want the freedom of my country so that other countries may learn something from my free country so that the resources of my country might be utilized for the benefit of mankind.

    Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • True democracy or the swaraj of the masses can never come through untruthful and violent means, for the simple reason that the natural corollary to their use would be to remove all opposition through the suppression of extermination of the antagonists.

    Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan" Acknowledging the efforts of our soldiers and farmers, this slogan gave a new dimension to our freedom struggle.

    Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • No doubt we have to have bigger projects, bigger industries, basic industries, but it is a matter of the highest importance that we look to the common man, the weaker element in the society. When think in terms of the common man, we have to think of for his food, his clothing, his shelter, medical facilities, recreation for his children.

    Lal Bahadur Shastri