He was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, and a memorial "Vijay Ghat" was built for him in Delhi. He was very inspiring person, Let's take a look some of his inspiring quotes:
At airport family members of Shastri were prevented from taking a look at the body. But when they eventually saw it, they were horrified. Shastri's wife Lalita said, his body was totally blue, even though the PM had been dead barely for few hours. There were also some whit patches on the face.