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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Major events; Key milestones of his political journey : Latest Current Affairs and News - Current Affairs Today : Atal Bihari Vajpayee : Biography,Early days in Politics, Criticisms & Awards : atal bihari vajpayee life history

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on 25 December 1924. He was amongst the founder members of erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh which later became known as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was parliamentarian for over 4 decades and was elected to the Lok Sabha for 9 times, and 2 times to the Rajya Sabha.
He was also the Minister of External Affairs (MEA) in the cabinet of Janta Government headed by Morarji Desai i.e. from 1977-79. He is three time Prime Minister of India. For first time he had served as PM for just 13 days in 1996 and second time for 13 months in 1998-1999. In his third term as PM he completed his full five-year term, making him first PM from outside the Congress party to serve a full term.

Some of his pet projects launched by him as PM were National Highway Development Project and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. In 2009, he had retired from active politics due to health concerns. In December 2014, Mr Vajpayee, and Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthumously) were awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday evening at the age of 93 after being admitted in AIIMS for three weeks. Suffering from dementia in his last years, Vajpayee, among BJP's tallest leaders had reclined from active political life. He was known for his unique oratory style, poetic vein and as a great statesman. Here are 8 decisive moments of PM Vajpayee's political career

Operation Vijay (Jun-Jul 1999)
His govt’s compensation to families of Kargil martyrs and public funerals for ‘fallen soldiers’ put the idea of sacrifice on a pedestal. It led to US’s Bill Clinton summoning Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif to Washington DC, and virtually ordering him to withdraw troops. On a 6-hour visit to Islamabad later, Clinton famously said, “Borders cannot be redrawn with blood”.

Pokhran 2 (1998)
India carried out nuclear tests, stunned the world, defied subsequent US sanctions under PM Vajpayee. India then announced a moratorium while dialogue was opened between foreign minister Jaswant Singh and US deputy state secretary Strobe Talbott that transformed India-US relations. Described India, US as ‘natural allies’, initiated hi-tech ties that culminated in 2005 India-US nuclear deal.

Awards bestowed upon him

Padma Vibhushan in 1992
Lokmanya Tilak Award in 1994 by Government of India
Best Parliamentarian Award in 1994.
Bharat Ratna Pandit Govind Vallabh Pant Award in 1994
Bharat Ratna award in 2015


The Good Governance Day (GGD) is celebrated every year in India on December 25 to mark the birthday anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

The day was established by Central Government in 2014 to honor Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the people of accountability in government.

In India, National Good Governance Day is being observed every year on 25th December on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna recipient Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
In order to mark the occasion of this day on the 91 st birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee several programmes were organized nationwide and new initiatives were announced.
It should be noted that this day is also being observed as Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Divas.

Earlier in December 2014, Union Government had announced that National ‘Good Governance Day’ will be observed on the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee i.e. 25th December each year. It was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held New Delhi

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