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.
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|
|Death Cause||Age Related Issue|
|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
|Political Party||Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Physical Stats
|Height(approx)||In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Inches 5’ 6”
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Family & Relatives
|Father||Krishna Bihari Vajpayee(Poet & Teacher)|
|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)
Vimla Mishra (Homemaker)
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
|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 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.
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