ATAL WHO IS DESTINED TO BE ATAL FOREVER
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s political career had always been great and inspiring for everyone. As great as he was, it was astonishing that he did not have as great enemies. It would not be much to say that he had no foes even in the opposition party. No dislikes, everyone liked him. He was a person who would bring the best in others despite others who brings worst in others. He was all the different and amazing from all the other typical political leaders.
Atal Ji was a great giant political figure. A poet, politician, prime minister and statesman will be less to say. He represented a particular party and a particular ideology. An A-Grade statesman.
Be it a Nuclear Pokhran test, Kargil War management or planting up half of the roads made in India in 20 years just in the period of his 5 years governance. His contribution towards the development of India was remarkable.
Great moments of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s political career
Great he was, great was his moments in his political careers.
- The first and only prime minister until now to serve a full five-year term and still not belonged to Indian National Congress.
- Once BJP president referred Vajpayee as Vikas Purush.
- He was also referred to as bhishma pitamah of Indian Politics by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
- Being impressed with his oratorical skills, he predicted beforehand that Atal would become the Prime Minister of India.
- When he was a foreign minister, he was the first person there in the United Nations General Assembly to deliver the speech in Hindi.
- He started as the freedom fighter who took part in Quit India Moment in 1942.
- He was also a Member of Parliament for 50 years.
- Even before BJP there was Jana Sangh. The leadership of Jana Sangh fell upon the shoulders of young Vajpayee after the death of Deendayal Upadhyaya.
- He led the foundation of the Bhartiya Janta Party. He joined many of the members of the Jana Sangh and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh colleagues and formed BJP in 1980. And became the first president of Bhartiya Janta Party.
- In 1996, he became 10th Prime Minister of India as being form the party to gain largest majority. But resigned after 13 day as the party was not able to gain majority from other parties.
- In 1998, he became the Prime Minister again as major parties with same mission joined BJP to form National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
- In 1999, NDA got 2/3rd majority and secured a comfortable majority in the government. Vajpayee took oath for the 3rd time as respected Prime Minister of India.