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'We have a right to know':? Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri's son wants files on his death declassified
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PRAYAGRAJ, June 12 -- Former Union minister and son of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Anil Shastri will write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the parliament session for declassifying documents, including the Raj Narain Committee report of 1977, relating to the death of his father in Tashkent in 1966.
Talking to HT, Shastri said his mother always said that his father's death was a pre-planned political murder as even though he was a PM, he was deprived of basic facilities like a call bell, an attendant, oxygen cylinder, mandatory first aid etc. in his room in Tashkent on the fateful night. Besides, despite repeated requests by the family members, no post-mortem examination was conducted on his body. Anil Shastri said in ...
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