Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography, Wife, Family, Caste, Death, Age & more

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography, Wife, Family, Caste, Death, Age & more

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician who thrice served as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, for a period of eleven months from 1998 to 1999, and then for a full term from 1999 to 2004. He was born on 25 December 1924 in Gwalior and died on 16 August 2018 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India at the age of 92. He was honoured with Bharat Ratna Award, by the President of India in 2015.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography/Wikis

Real Name Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Nickname Atal Ji,Baap Ji
Profession Indian Politician ,Poet,Author
Died at Age 92 Years
Date of Birth December 25, 1924
Date of Death  August 16, 2018
Birthplace Gwalior, India
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Hometown Gwalior, India
Death Cause Age Related Issue
Caste Hinduism
Educational Qualification Graduation with distinction in Hindi, English, and Sanskrit from Gwalior’s Victoria College (now, Laxmi Bai College)

M.A. in Political Science from Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College, Kanpur

Schools/College Government Higher Secondary School, Gorkhi, Bara, Gwalior

Victoria College (now, Laxmi Bai College), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Dayanand Anglo-Vedic (DAV) College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Religion Hinduism
Political Party Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)

Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)


Atal Bihari Vajpayee Physical Stats

Height(approx) In Centimeters 168 cm

In Meters  1.68 m

In Inches    5’ 6”

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Grey
Shoe Size 10 Inches

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Family & Relatives

Father Krishna Bihari Vajpayee(Poet & Teacher)
Mother Krishna Devi(Homemaker)
Brother Avadh Bihari Vajpayee(Deputy Secretary in Madhya Pradesh Government)

Prem Bihari Vajpayee(Work in State Cooperative Department)

Sudha Bihari Vajpayee(Ran a book publishing firm)

Sister Urmila Mishra(Homemaker)

Vimla Mishra (Homemaker)

Kamala Devi(Homemaker)

Wife   NA



Daughter-Namita Bhattacharya

Atal Bihari foster daughter



atal ji with granddaughter

Son in Law-Ranjan Bhattacharya(Bussinessmsn)


Address 6-A,Krishna Menon Marg,New Delhi 110011

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Controversies

In  1975,he was arrested along with other leaders during the Emergency Period imposed by PM Indira Gandhi.

He was criticized for openly calling for the demolition of the disputed structure of Babri Masjid.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Political Career

 He joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a swayamsevak in 1939.

Vajpayee’s first exposure to politics was in August 1942, when he was arrested for 23 days during the Quit India Movement.

In 1948, the RSS was banned for its alleged role in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi,In 1951, he was seconded by the RSS, along with Deendayal Upadhyaya, to work for the newly formed Bharatiya Jana Sangh, a Hindu right-wing political party associated with the RSS.

After the death of Deendayal Upadhyaya, the hold of the leadership of Jana Sangh fell on the shoulders of a young Vajpayee. He became the national president of the Jana Sangh in 1968.

After the Janata’s victory in the general elections of 1977,he became the Minister of External Affairs in Prime Minister Morarji Desai’s cabinet.

After Janta Party Dissolved,he combined his old friends L.K.Advani and Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, to form the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1980.

The BJP became the political voice of the Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Movement.

The BJP won in the May 1996 parliamentary elections, and Vajpayee served as the Prime Minister of India between 1996 and 2004 in three non-consecutive terms.

First term: May 1996

Second term: 1998–1999

Third term: 1999–2004

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Money Factors

Salary Not Known
Net Worth (approx) Approx 60 lacs

Lesser Known Fact about Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Vajpayee remained a bachelor his entire life. He adopted Namita Bhattacharya, the daughter of BN Kaul and Rajkumari Kaul.

Vajpayee Death

Vajpayee suffered a stroke in 2009 which impaired his speech. On 11 June 2018, Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS  Delhi in critical condition. He died there at 5:05 pm  on 16 August 2018 due to age related illness like chest Congestion.

Awards & Honours of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Year Award
1992 Padma Vibhushan
2015 Bharat Ratna

Rare Pics of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal ji in his younger age
Atal ji in his younger age
Atal JI with his siblings
Atal JI with his siblings

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