New Delhi | Amid multiple requests, the Narendra Modi led Union government won’t be investigating the death of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and Deen Dayal Upadhyay.
According to sources, the Central Government will not constitute any commission to investigate the death of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. The government has said that there is no proposal to set up any commission to investigate the suspicious death of these leaders.
Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee in 1953 and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in 1968 died under mysterious circumstances.
Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India had died just 12 hours after signing a peace accord with Pakistan in Russia, Tashkent on January 10, 1966. While the body of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was found near the then Mughal Sarai Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh on February 11, 1968.
Both Upadhyay and Mukherjee were the founding members of Jan Sangh which later evolved into the current Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).