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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Poet who ruled India and its million hearts | A timeline


In his political career spanning over five decades, Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as a Lok Sabha MP for nine terms and was member of the Rajya Sabha on two occasions.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have turned 94, had he been alive today. Born on this day (December 25) in 1924, in Gwalior, Vajpayee achieved heights that few did in independent India. In 1957, at the young age of 32, he became a Lok Sabha MP, representing the Balrampur constituency. This was just the beginning of his extraordinary journey in the corridors of power and politics. In his five-decade long political ...


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