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Atal Behari Vajpayee

(b. 1924)


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(1924– )

Indian politician, Prime Minister for 13 days in 1996 and again from 1998 to 2004 as head of a Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition. During this time India provoked international concern by conducting nuclear weapons tests.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).


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