Vastavam web: Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a tall leader who lead by example, passed away Today. August 16th, 2018 marks the end of era of a great statesman.Vajpayee was born in the year 1924.He became an MP when Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister.In 1996, Vajpayee was the PM of India for only 13 days. He ruled the nation in 1998 for 13 months.
BJP won only two Lok Sabha seats and even Vajpayee faced defeat in his birth place Gwalior after Indira Gandhi assassination in 1984 Polls.The Saffron Party is back to limelight with Ram Janmabhoomi movement in the 90s.Vajpayee set the gold standard of leadership in the ruling BJP. He commanded respect from everyone including Opposition for what he has done during his 47 years period as Parliamentarian. He entered Parliament as Rajya Sabha MP but later got elected to the Lok Sabha seven times.Bharat Ratna was conferred to Vajpayee in 2015 by the NDA Government.