The politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at the age of 93. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
India’s tenth Prime Minister who held office from 1998 to 2004. In his long political career he became the only person to serve four different states in parliament during different times.
He worked as a journalist for the Swadesh daily paper after obtaining a law degree.
He was the first Indian politician to serve as prime minister without first being part of the Indian National Congress.
He had two adopted children, Namita and Neharika, with his wife Bachelor Vajpayee.
He was succeeded by Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister of India.
How did Atal Bihari Vajpayee die?
New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS with a kidney tract infection and chest congestion on June 11, died this evening just past 5 pm. He was 93 years old. His death was confirmed by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
"Who can forget that in critical times of war in 1962, 1965 and 1971, Naga underground organisations did not fire on the Indian Army? They showed restraint."Atal Bihari Vajpayee
"We believe in resolving all disputes peacefully."Atal Bihari Vajpayee
"The BJP decides its own policies."Atal Bihari Vajpayee
"We believe in equal respect for all faiths."Atal Bihari Vajpayee
"India was secular even when Muslims hadn't come here and Christians hadn't set foot on this soil. It is not as if India became secular after they came. They came with their own modes of worship, and they, too, were given a place of honor and respect. They had the freedom to worship God as per their wish and inclination."Atal Bihari Vajpayee