Seven Lesser-Known Facts About Atal Bihari Vajpayee for Gen Z
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday, 16 August, 2018.
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday, 16 August 2018.
He was India’s tenth prime minister, and the country’s first non-Congress prime minister to complete a five-year-term. He served three terms, first for 13 days in 1996, second for 13 months from March 1998 to April 1999, and third for five years from 1999-2004.
Here are some lesser known facts about Atal Bihari Vajpayee which might surprise you.
When Nehru Predicted Vajpayee Will Be India’s PM
He Was Classmates With His Father in Law School
Vajpayee Was Part of Student Wing of CPI Before RSS
He Worked as an Editor for Some Newspapers
A Writer at Heart
Went to Jail During Quit India Movement
He Was Elected to Lok Sabha 10 Times
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