Twitter wishes Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri a very Happy Birthday

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Bengaluru, Oct 2: Gandhi Jayanati is celebrated all across the country on Oct 2. It's the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. But many may not know that Oct 2 is Lal Bahadur Shastri's birthday as well.

Shastri was the second prime minister of the country and he was in office from June 9, 1964 to Jan 11, 1966.

[I feel sorry to see myself justified, Gandhi tells Shastri]

Lal Bahadur Shastri and Mahatma Gandhi

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the first person to be posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna. A memorial "Vijay Ghat", a memorial has been built for him in the national capital, New Delhi.

The nation remembered the two legends of the country -- Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their 146th and 111th birth anniversaries respectively.

Micro-blogging site Twitter has been flooded with wishes and messages on Gandhiji and Shastriji. #LalBahadurShastri and #GandhiJayanti have been trending on Twitter since Friday morning.

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