Interesting facts to know about former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee
The veteran politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee created a niche for himself through his subtle and calm approach. Loaded with four decade long experiences in the field of politics Vajpayee was able to create a lasting impact in national politics.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 89 today, till date remains one of the most popular and charismatic political leaders of India.
Here we give you some interesting facts about Atal Bihari Vajpayee:
Vajpayee pursued his law degree from DAV College, Kanpur along with his father. When Vajpayee enrolled for the course, his father also expressed his desire to pursue a course in law.
Vajpayee and his father used to attend classes together and stayed in the same room in the hostel. When students started talking about the father-son duo, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his father were placed in different sections.
Vajpayee became the only non-Congress leader ever to have served a full term as Prime Minister of India. He became the 10th Prime Minister of India in 1998.
He was elected to Lok Sabha for nine times and was member of Rajya Sabha for two terms.
The first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru had said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee will one day become the Prime Minister of India and he was proved right.
Amar Kirti Vijay Pataka by Mahatma Ramchandra Veer left a huge impact on Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s life. According to Vajpayee, it changed his life.
Vajpayee became the first External Affairs Minister and the first Prime Minister of India to have delivered a speech in Hindi at the United Nations.
Vajpayee has undergone 10 surgeries in last 20 years. Nowadays he can’t speak properly because of paralysis.
You May Be Interested IN