Ever Wondered Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee is One of India's Most Celebrated Prime Ministers?

His life was all about contributing to India's progress. 

Arguably, Atal Bihari Vajpayee is India's most celebrated Prime Minister. Even though he failed to form a government after the 1996 General Elections, the man, content in his mind to become the Prime Minister stood against all the odds to win the elections in 1998 and become the first non-Congress prime minister to serve full-term in the office. 

Born in December 1924, he was one of those leaders who saw India's transformation from British colonial rule to partition and its emergence as the modern nation that would become the world's fastest-growing economy in the future.

Let's honour life of (now) 93-year-old, Atal Bihari Vajpayee by looking at the achievements that make him one of India's most celebrated prime minister.