Vajpayee


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Vajpayee

A(tal) B(ihari). born 1926, Indian politician; prime minister of India (1996, from 1998)
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New Delhi [India], Dec 25 ( ANI ): Former Prime Minister of India and stalwart of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Atal Bihari Vajpayee, is celebrating his 93rd on Monday.
There was dialogue when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the prime minister and LK Advani his deputy.
Later, Farooq Abdullah told Dulat both LK Advani and Vajpayee had reconfirmed the offer.
It may be recalled that Sharif and Vajpayee shared rare camaraderie when they were prime ministers of their respective countries in the late 1990s.
On 2 April 2014, Vajpayee extended his best wishes to Singh, who is contesting this year's April-May Lok Sabha election from Lucknow constituency, which Vajpayee earlier represented.
Vajpayee stuck to his Nehruvian values despite being the PM of a party that's busy demolishing Panditji's contribution in the making of modern India.
The AICC general secretary also said the BJP leader matches with the liberal and moderate face of Vajpayee and will be acceptable to other political parties also.
Vajpayee, born in 1924 in Gwalior, was 75 when I met him at his official residence in New Delhi.
Vajpayee is due to address the nation on state-run television later Thursday.
Vajpayee, who resigned after his ruling BJP party conceded defeat, had campaigned on the slogan 'India Shining', which focused on the country's eight per cent growth rate, increased development and a surge in high tech industries.
India held the fifth and final phase of the world's largest democratic election yesterday,amid doubts over whether Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be returned to power with a stable government.
In an interview with one of India's major newspapers, Atal Bihari Vajpayee indicated that New Delhi had given up the option of an armed conflict with Pakistan after a tense, six-month face-off.