By Kingshuk Nag
A protégé of Jana Sangh stalwarts like Syama Prasad Mukherjee and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, Vajpayee gained the admiration of Jawaharlal Nehru, was once consulted via his daughter Indira Gandhi—whom he by no means lacked the braveness to criticize—and befriended via fiery exchange unionist George Fernandes even sooner than they grew to become political allies. He therefore displayed an strange skill to hold alongside all colors of political opinion—an skill that got here to the fore while he headed the nationwide Democratic Alliance govt among 1999 and 2004. And at the back of this public personality was once an strange own existence, carried out with such dignity as to stay freed from innuendo.
In this publication, journalist Kingshuk Nag lines the political trip of this tall parliamentarian of over 4 a long time, who used to be conferred the Bharat Ratna in December 2014. Atal Bihari Vajpayee: a guy for All Seasons is a definitive account of the existence and occasions of 1 of India’s such a lot illustrious non-Congress leaders.
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