AIIMS: Atal Bihari Vajpayee aged 93, the former Indian Prime Minister passed away at 5:05 pm on 16 August 2018.
This was a really shocking news for all Indians and on the respect of former PM, the Indian’s government has announced mourning that continues for about seven days across all the nations.
His last condition in AIIMS
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpaye, who has been head of the Indian government for three years faced many health problems for several years. According to doctors, his condition deteriorated significantly in recent days.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee already hospitalized more than two months ago for a kidney infection and chest pain, her condition was considered as a critical one in the hospital on 15 August 2018. However, on 16 August 2018, at 5:05 pm Atal Bihari Vajpayee died on the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS). Meanwhile, the cause of Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death was quite a natural.
The basic purpose of this mourning is only their respect because he was a departed leader. As a reminder, Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at the age of 93 in the AIIMS hospital in Delhi. He was expected to attend the 11th World Hindi Conference, to be held in Mauritius from August 18 to 20th.
Biography of Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee:
The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was a well-known politician in the Great Peninsula. He was prime minister in 1996. Meanwhile, Atal Bihari Vajpayee founded the Bharatiya Janata Party and became a member of the Indian Parliament for the first time won his first election in 1957.
He joined the Janata Party in 1977, a newly formed Hindu nationalist party. From 1977 to 1980, he served as Foreign Minister of the Morarji Desai Government. In 1980, he left the Janata Party, with a group of people dissatisfied with the party’s policy and participating in the formation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Atal Bihari Vajpayee becomes Prime Minister of India for the first time in May 1996, as a member of the BJP and heads a government that will last only 13 days. In 1998, he was once again the head of government, for eleven months. And finally, he held this position from 1999 to 2004.
He obtained the same post for the second time in 1998 and decided to conduct nuclear tests at Pokharan, although India was not then a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Its decision entails an embargo of India on the sensitive nuclear material. He is ironically awarded the Legal Nobel Prize, like the President of Pakistan (Nawaz Sharif).
Atal Bihari Vajpayee began a third term in 1999 at the head of a coalition government controlled by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), in which the BJP is a major component. Following the electoral defeat of his party, he resigned on May 13, 2004.
Additionally, most of us not even know that the Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a well- known poet and also published a collection of poetry books. He was described as an orator par excellence.
Vajpayee built his reputation as Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Morarji Desai government. He will be remembered for his legendary speech at the United Nations General Assembly in an Indian language. He resigns, as head of the Indian government, however, lasted only 13 days because he did not lead a majority in the Indian parliament.
Famous politician’s words:
Narendra Modi said that his death is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me. Furthermore, Mr. Modi wrote in his Twitter account about Mr. Vajpayee that he lived in the nation and served it diligently for decades.
Manmohan Singh said, Atal Bihari Vajpayee is one of the greatest leaders of India. He spent his entire life while serving our great country.
Rahul Gandhi said “Today, India has lost one of its great sons and respected opposition leaders.
Biggest contributions of Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee:
Rising period of India GDP:
- He introduced the economic reforms and took India as its high point. Under his tenure, India maintains 8% GDP from 1998 to 2004.
- Through this tenure, the inflation level is going to decrease and with this the foreign exchange result was decreased up to 4%.
- During his tenure, India faced many catastrophic events, in which including earthquake, Kargil Conflict, oil crises, two cyclones, horrible droughts or parliament attack.
Introduced the fiscal policies:
During his tenure, India’s GDP was raised to 8%, furthermore, Fiscal Responsibilities Act was introduced just to boost the public sector as well as reducing the fiscal deficit.
- Privatization was appreciated through several milestones.
- Introduced the private business sector in India and also reduced the involvements of government in the industry sector.
- He also formed the disinvestment ministry separately and most important disinvestments are Hindustan Zinc, BALCO, VSNL or Indian Petrochemical Corporations Limited.
The rising Telecom Industry:
- During his government, he introduced a model in which a review sharing model is introduced under the New Telecom Policy.
- Introduced of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
- Furthermore, he increased the telecom sector, also creased the Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal.
Policies of educations:
- First time in India, elementary education is free of cost under the age of 6-14.
- The policies were launched under the year 2001 and this policy brought a drastic change.
In India, the most ambitious projects were launched by the Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s, in which including Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna or Golden Quadrilateral.
- The Golden Quadrilateral connecting different metropolitan cities made transportation easy through highways.
- The Pradhanmantri Gramin Sadak is connected with the area of district village
The active political career of the former Prime Minister stretches more than fifty years. After flirting with the Communists, then connected the Congress Party of Socialist obedience, he spent most of his career in the Hindu nationalist movement which challenged the secular and pluralist ideology of Congress embodied by the historical figures of Gandhi and Nehru.