Atal Bihari Vajpayee

-May 5, 2024

Vajpayee contested the prestigious New Delhi seat on a Janata Party ticket, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not yet been formed then. Political observers were of the view that Vajpayee would be easily elected from the New Delhi seat

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-August 17, 2018

In these photos taken by Indian Express photo editor Praveen Jain over the years, Atal Bihari Vajpayee can be seen in many moods  

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-August 17, 2018

People gather in large numbers to shower petals on Vajpayee’s last remains as the procession passes down Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg Photos: Harkirat Kaur

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-August 17, 2018

It was in February 1999 that I first saw and heard Atal Bihari Vajpayee in person. I was an undergraduate student in Hindu College, Delhi University, and Vajpayee was the chief guest for the college’s centenary celebrations. I was in a crowd of a large number of students who had gathered to hear the Prime […]

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-August 17, 2018

“He always came across as someone very normal, and humane—but also one who never swayed from his ideologies.” This is what Shakti Sinha said of his friend and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, minutes before Vajpayee passed away. Sinha, currently the director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, was more than glad to […]

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