Rare images from former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's political career

Published: 16th August 2018 03:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2018 10:45 PM  

Former Prime Minister, veteran BJP leader and poet Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on 16 August 2018. He was 93. Here are some rare images from the popular parliamentarian's political career. (File | Express Photo)
Indian Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee sharing words with President A P J Abdul Kalam. (Photo | EPS)
Prime Minister A B Vajpayee with L K Advani in New Delhi. (File | PTI)
This file image, shows TN Governor Dr P S Ramamohan Rao and Chief Minister Dr J Jayalalitha welcoming Prime minister of India Mr Vajpayee at the Meenambakkam Airport. (Photo | EPS)
Former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee with his grand-daughter Niharika on his 84th birthday at his residence in New Delhi, 26, December 2007. (File | PTI)
Scientific advisor to the Defence Minister and Secretary Department of Defence Research and Development Dr A P J Abdul Kalam (right) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy R Chidambaram (left) calling on the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, 14 May 1998. (File | EPS)
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee with M Karunanidhi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and TN Governor M Fathima Beevi at the airport. (File | EPS)
Chandrashekhar, former Prime Minister is seen along with the BJP president A B Vajpayee and the Democratic Socialist Party leader H N Bahuguna (right). (File | PTI)
Former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee meeting with the then Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr Nawaz Sherif at New Delhi, 23 Septemeber 1998. (File | PTI)
BJP Leader and Leader of the opposition Party in Parliment AB Vajpayee aiming the 'Dhanush' presented to him at a Rally organised by the 'Bharathiya Janata Anusuchit Jati Morcha', at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, 02/September 1996. (File | PTI)
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with a chaddar which will be offered on his behalf at Ajmer Sharif dargah, in New Delhi, 7 July 2008. (File | PTI)
Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee meets with Sonia Gandhi, Leader of India main opposition Congress party in New Delhi. (Photo | EPS)
Prime Minister, A B Vajpayee with Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Vinod Khanna - (File | PTI/Subhash Chander Malhotra)
Prime Minister A B Vajpayee at the Ancient City built by king Darius one in 525 b c near Shiraz on the last day of his four day visit to Iran in Tehran. (File | PTI)
Prime Minister A B Vajpayee on the ocassion of Holi Festival with a child at his residence in New Delhi. (File | PTI/Subhash Chander Malhotra)
Prime Minister A B Vajpayee with Artists Ram and Laxman during Vijayadhashami celebration in New Delhi. (File | PTI)
Rajinikanth with former Prime MInister of India Vajpayee. (Photo | EPS)
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Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee sporting a Arab head gear as a delegation of Haz pilgrims called on him. (File | PTI)
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Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with cine stars Sri Devi and Aishwarya Rai at PM Residence in New Delhi. (File | PTI)
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee at ISRO. (File | EPS)
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