Title :: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born to Krishna Devi and Krishna Bihari Vajpayee on 25 December 1924 in a Brahmin family. His birthplace was Shinde Ki Chhavani, a town in the Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh (then known as Central Province). Vajpayee's grandfather, Pandit Shyam Lal Vajpayee, had migrated to Gwalior from his ancestral village of Bateshwar, Uttar Pradesh; Vajpayee's father, Krishna Bihari, was a poet and schoolmaster in his hometown. Atal Bihari Vajpayee attended Gwalior's Victoria College (now Laxmi Bai College), and graduated with distinctions in Hindi, English and Sanskrit. He received a Degree of Post Graduation (M.A.) in Political Science from DAV College, Kanpur, securing first-class marks.[2] He later joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and served the Rashtradharma, Veer Arjun and Panchjanya newspapers as a journalist and poet. Vajpayee never married, becoming the first and, to date, only bachelor Prime Minister of India.

Posting Date :: 18/11/2011