Top 10 contributions of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Awardee Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last on 16 August, 2018 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
The former prime minister’s first tenure lasted 13 days, having sworn in on 16 May 1996. The veteran BJP leader was a three-time prime minister and his second stint came two years later when he assumed office for 13 months, from 19 March 1998 to April 1998. Vajpayee’s contribution to India’s history and politics came when he took oath for a third time as prime minister, when he led India from October 1999 to May 2004.
Here’s a look at his 10 most important contributions as prime minister.