Inspiring Leaders of the Bhartiya Janta Party

ObserveNow brings to you the most inspiring leaders from this political party who have managed to leave a mark on everyone’s heart and this country. 

 

1-  Syama Prasad Mookerjee-The founder of Bhartiya Jan Sangh which later converted into BJP, was the most respected leader from the party. He served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Pt Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. He strongly opposed Nehru’s decision of granting special status via article 370. He died in Srinagar jail under mysterious circumstances.  


2-  Murli Manohar Joshi-Joshi had been involved with the RSS from a very young age. He has served as the cabinet minister for Human Resource Development under Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government. Joshi was also a three-term MP from Allahabad. He was a sitting MP from Varanasi till he vacated the seat for Narendra Modi in 2014. 


3-  Parmod Mahajan-The face behind the telecom revolution in India. Mahajan was the minister of Telecommunications under AB Vajpayee government from 2001-2003. He has held many positions as a leader like Minister of Communication, Information Technology, Minister of Defense, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs. He was shot dead in his own home by his estranged younger brother.

 

4-  Sushma Swaraj-A woman who holds many first titles in the BJP government. She was BJP’s first Female CM, First Female Spokesperson, First Women Union Cabinet Minister. She is currently serving as the Minister for External Affairs under the Narendra Modi led BJP government. But has announced her retirement after the government is dissolved post-election verdict. 


5-  Atal Bihari Vajpayee-He is labeled as the most loved Prime Minister of India. A winner of Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan he was also a wonderful poet. He served three times as the PM of India. He had been elected in Lok Sabha 10 times and twice to Rajya Sabha. He also served as a minister for External Affairs. It was during his tenure as PM India conducted its nuclear tests in Pokhran in 1998. He died on Aug 16, 2018, aged 93. 

 

 

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Taniya Tikoo

Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder at ObserveNow. She loves Rumi, traveling, and music. A Mountain girl using the power of words to change the world.

I dream to wake up to a world where I see a thriving Kashmir, a free Palestine and a Free Tibet 

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