A contrast of tale between Lal Bahadur Shastri and Manmohan singh

By Sanchit on Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Very less people know about Lal Bahadur Shastri and the values he stood for. But Manmohan Singh is considered by many as one of the most moral ministers and an epitome of integrity. Lets have a look how these 2 responded to the challenges faced by them.

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Most moral prime minister

In 1956-

In 1956, when a train accident killed 144 passengers near Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu, Shastriji resigned. Panditji refused to accept the resignation but he prevailed upon Panditji to accept it.

On the following day in Parliament, Nehru said no one could wish for a better comrade than Lal Bahadur. A man of the highest integrity and devoted to ideas is called Lal Bahadur, said Nehru.

Manmohan Singh

Manmohan singh

In 2011 on 2G Spectrum Scam (From ToI)-

"I am not as big a culprit as being made out to be....... Quite frankly I have never felt like resigning."

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