Atal Bihari Vajpayee, popularly recognized as the former Prime Minister of India, was born on the 25th of December 1924 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Vajpayee Ji is very well known for his language skills. He was a real wizard of words.
He served as the 10th Prime Minister of India. Also, Vajpayee Ji was the first non-Congress PM to serve a five-year term. In addition to this, he served as a parliamentarian for four decades, and also, he was elected to the upper house two times as well as to the lower house 10 times.
Vajpayee Ji was also adorned with India’s highest civilian honour award, Bharat Ratna. Furthermore, we celebrate his birthday as ‘good governance day’.
Atal Bihari Ji used to say, “I believe that democracy is the best guarantor for peace and cooperation among nations”. The statement apparently suggests he was a stalwart of democracy. Vajpayee Ji had resilient respect and fondness for democracy.
He had immense respect towards the opposition, too. When the Indira government achieved triumph at the Indo-Pak war in 1971, Atal Bihar, as a parliamentarian, said that Indira Gandhi is a real form of ‘Devi Durga’ (goddess Durga)”.
Vajpayee jee also reckoned, “We’re unnecessarily wasting our precious resources in war. If we must wage war, we have to do it on unemployment, disease, poverty, and backwardness”.
The statement clearly reflects his rational thoughts over the issues of the country. Vajpayee Ji would focus on the internal matters first rather than get indulged in destructive wars.
“We want peace to be permanent”, as Atal Bihari Ji would say. Apparently, he wanted peace to be established in every corner of the country.