Qadian, 16 Aug (Verma) – Remembering former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary, a tribute ceremony was conducted under the leadership of block president Joginderpal Bhutto at the Thakurdwara temple here today. In which various BJP leaders offered flowers and garlanded on the photo of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Speaking on the occasion, District President of BJP’s Women’s Wing, Kulwinder Kaur said that One of the prominent leaders of the country and founder members of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Vajpayee died on August 16, 2018, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after a prolonged illness. He was 93.the central government is on the path of good governance. She further said that for the first time in the tenure of Atal Ji, the country saw good governance happening. While on the one hand, he did developmental works like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, PM Gram Road Yojana, National Highway Development Project, on the other hand, he laid the foundation of a strong India with Pokhran Trial and Kargil Vijay.
BJP’s Block President Joginderpal Bhutto and General Secretary Ashwani Verma said that Vajpayee, who led the National Democratic Alliance government from 1998-2004, was the first-ever leader from the BJP to have become the nation’s Prime Minister. Vajpayee served as Prime Minister thrice — briefly in 1996, and then for two terms between 1998 and 2004.
His birthday, which falls on December 25, is celebrated as ‘Good Governance Day’ by the party. He was decorated with the Bharat Ratna in 2014. He has been described as a great speaker, Ajatashatru, a bearer of liberal democratic values, a nationalist poet, a skilled administrator. Vice President Gulshan Verma, BJYM’s block President Gurjit Kumar, Amit Mahajan IT Cell Pradhan, BJYM State Secretary Gaurav Rajput, Rajkumar Jeter, Chhajju Ram, Baldev Raj, Ashok Sharma, former Mandal Pradhan and Sanju Seth were present with him on the occasion.