Not Once or Twice but the thrice served Prime Minister of India is non other than Bharat Ratna, Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee who born on the holiest day of Christmas, 25th December in 1924 and eventually died on 16th August at 5:05 PM of IST in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) in the heart of the National Capital of India.
A little span of his 1st term’s Prime Minister-ship was mere 13days in the year 1996 then a 11 moths Prime Minister-ship in 1998 and the 3rd and last of full term Prime Minister-ship from the 1999 up to 2004 put the irony of his leadership which did strengthen the foundation of Bhartiya Janta Party further .The present Prime Minister of India , Narendra Modi following his Political footsteps could able to lead the Bhartiya janta Party ,a Thumping majority in the year 2014.With Keeping in mind ,Atal’s advise of ‘FOLLOWING RAJ DHARMA’ (Ehics of a Ruler), Mr. Modi did change his mindset from communal to secular cautioned with his very popular reforms of present day ,like ‘TIN TALAQ’.
From ‘Janta’ to ‘Jan Sangh’ and from ‘Jan Sangh’ to ‘BJP’, single handedly ,Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee accompanying his trusted Accompany ,Shree Lal Krishna Advani could able to establish the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) from party of none to party of all.It is the reason for which many senior BJP Leaders even today believe him as the ‘One Man Army’.
Ten Time ,i.e. around 4 decade ,he had been elected to the Lower House of the Indian Parliamnet,Loksabha from his loved constituency Lucknow and twice to the Upper House, Rajya Sabha.He was active in Indian Politics since the year 2009.After declining of his health, he retired from the active politics but BJP’S each and every senior leader often was going to take advise of the Great Political Pundit. Even opponents love this man as if own which is absolutely a Charismatic characterstic of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Under the reign of Moraji Desai ,he was also the Cabinet Minister for Ministry of External Affairs and became world wide popular for his 1 hour long speech in ‘HINDI’ at United Nation representing India .This reflects his natural attitude of loving Mother Land and Mother Language.
As the Founding Member ,he alone headed the ‘Bhartiya Jan Sangh ‘ from 1968 to 1972.
When the Janta Party unprecedently Collapsed, Vajpayee reconstructed the ‘Jan Sangh ‘into ‘Bhartiya Janta Party’.
He was even awarded with the Highest Civilian award of India like ‘Bharat Ratna’.Even the Modi Government made turned his day of Birth 25th December as the ‘Good Governance Day’.
Dedicating his life to the people of India ,he remained single in his entire Life. He adopted daughter of BN KAUL and RAJ KUMARI KAUL ,Namita Bhatacharya as his own.
A jewel of Hindi Literature, an outstanding Orator and an extra ordinary down to earth Politician who was borne to Shree Krishna Bihari Vajpayee and Krishna Devi in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. His Forefather belongs to ‘Bateswar’ Village of ‘Uttar Pradesh’ but his grand father Pandit Shyam Lal Vajpayee had migrated from the state of Uttar Pradesh to Morena of Gwalior in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a mind blowing poet which he had inherited from his father Krishna Bihari Vajpayee as his father was also a well known poet and a school Teacher in his native village. He had so much love with his own poems in regrd of which he had once quoted, “My poetry is a declaration of war, not an exordium to defeat. It is not the defeated soldier’s drumbeat of despair, but the fighting warrior’s will to win. It is not the dispirited voice of dejection but the stirring shout of victory.”
An uneven heart stroke impaired his speech in the year of 2009 after which he completely retired from his long Political innings. Consequently confining into wheelchair he started failing in recognizing people who often were visiting him. It is believed that ,he was suffering from dementia and long-term diabetes. Bharat Ratna ,Vajpayee was at last admitted to All India Institute of Medical in extremely critical condition Science(AIIMS ) few days back and today as on 16th August at 5:05 PM of IST,a Bhrat Ratna of India demised .
In His Demise .the Prime Minister of India Urges,”His passing away marks the end of an era. He lived for the nation and served it assiduously for decades. My thoughts are with his family, BJP Karyakartas and millions of admirers in this hour of sadness. Om Shanti.”