Your Prime Minister is Dead
Your Prime Minister is Dead – When Lalita Shastri saw her husband Lal Bahadur Shastri’s dead body, it didn’t seem like he had been dead only a few hours. His face was dark bluish and swollen. The body was distended and it bore strange cut marks. The sheets, pillows and therefore the garments were all soaked in blood. As the family members raised doubts, suddenly sandal paste was smeared on Lal Bahadur Shastri’s face. The argument of whether or not India’s second prime minister’s death was really because of an attack, couldn’t be contained. Allegations of the KGB’s, the CIA’s or an insider’s hand in the death of the Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri emerged in time again and again.
In this first-ever comprehensive study of the enduring Shastri death mystery, Anuj Dhar puts along a worrying narrative going against the official version. Dhar’s bestselling book “India’s biggest cover-up” inspired declassification of the Subhas Chandra Bose files and hit web series “Bose: Dead/Alive
A shame and a pity to be a citizen of a country whose elected leaders over generations have chosen to ignore reasons or investigate the sudden demise of the then Prime Minister, L B Shastri. Was it a MURDER? Sure, it was. Committed by who? The ball is in the current PM’s court. Hope the author’s stupendous effort doesn’t go unnoticed. And all ‘classified files’ of this episode gets to see the light of day. – Your Prime Minister is Dead