Lal Bahadur Shastri’s sudden death within two years of taking over as India’s second Prime Minister raises many questions. The mysterious condition of his demise itself speaks a story and the action taken by then government points towards a major cover-up. Pakistan pushed it’s army inside Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir against Indian rule. In retaliation India launched a full-scale military attack. Lal Bahadur Shastri took some bold moves against Pakistani operations. Pakistani operations such as Gibraltar and Operation Grand Slam failed miserably as a result.
The 17 day war came to an ending on 10th of January 1966 when Lal Bahadur Shastri signed the peace pact with Ayub Khan. The agreement was mediated by Soviet Premiere Aleksey Kosygin, who invited the parties. Tashkent is the capitol of Uzbekistan chosen for its neutrality with both nations.
Death of Lal Bahadur Shastri next day of the agreement
This is the first time in modern world history that something like this could happen. One of the world’s biggest diplomatic fail and irresposibility of International authorities pointed towards a cover up. There even seems a conspiracy to take him out and the motives are there. He critisised the lack of no war pact and renuinciation of guerella war in Kashmir.
Sattarov along with three other butlers was summonded early 4 am and were tortured by KGB 30 Kms away from the incident. According to Sattarov’s later confessions KGB was suspecting poisoning and Sattarov and his chef’s were the closest to him. Sattarov also suspected a Junior chef Jan Mohammad as the one who might have given him the posion. Hours of intterogation did not brought any solution or clues.
Cuts and bluish marks on the body
When the body finally arrived at New Delhi airport instead of going to postmortem the body was directly sent to his house. The body was wrapped in a white cloth which had blood stains and the wounds were dripping. His mother cried furiously, “Merey Bachey ko Zeher De Diya.” (They poisoned my child). There were cut marks in his stomach and back of the neck.
Indian Embassies role is doubtful
After couple of RTI’s upon the communication which happened between the Indian Embassy and Indian Government during the time failed to give out any details. When asked the office of PMO kept it a secret saying it was for the “National Interest”. Some insiders suspected that USA had interjected the idea that there was a foul play in his murder.
Subhash Chandra Bose was at Tashkent
A British expert along with some people in Kolkata filed a report where face mapping software showed Subhas Chandra Bose with Lal Bahadur Shastri during the Tashkent Agreement. It is not the first time that he surfaced two decades after his alleged death in a plane crash. It in 1969 a group of experts from Europe also showed him standing in a peace agreement between Vietnam and China. Insiders say that Subhash Chandra Bose might be there to warn Lal Bahadur Shastri and probably he denied any help.
Murder was plotted by CIA?
In a twist of questions lays the future of the history of India’s second Prime Minister. Robert Crowley CIA agent in an interview with Robert Douglas confirmed that CIA plotted the murder along with Dr. Homi Bhabha. US felt threatened by India emerging as a reformed state. The Indo-Russian nuclear front was pain in American domination. The murder was plotted to destroy relations between Russia and India.
Footnotes: Tashkent Subhash Chandra Bose