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In the BJS joined three other parties to form the Janata Party , which led a government that lasted until July As foreign minister in the Janata government, Vajpayee earned a reputation for improving relations with Pakistan and China. In he was one of the few Hindu leaders to speak out against the destruction of the historic mosque at Ayodhya by anti-Muslim extremists. Vajpayee was sworn in as prime minister in May but was in office only 13 days, after failing to attract support from other parties. In early he again became prime minister, in elections in which the BJP won a record number of seats, but he was forced to make a shaky alliance with regional parties. In the BJP increased its seats in parliament and consolidated its hold on government.
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Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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A man of the masses, firm in his political convictions. On October 13, , he took charge as Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term at the head of a new coalition government, the National Democratic Alliance. He was Prime Minister for a short period in A veteran Parliamentarian whose career stretches over four decades, Shri Vajpayee has been elected to the Lok Sabha House of the People nine times and to the Rajya Sabha House of the States twice, a record by itself. A student of political science and law, it was in college that he developed a keen interest in foreign affairs — an interest he has nourished over the years and put to skilful use while representing India at various multilateral and bilateral fora. A critically acclaimed poet, he still takes time off from affairs of state of indulge in music and in a bit of gourmet cooking. Over the decades, he has emerged as a leader who commands respect for his liberal worldview and commitment to democratic ideals.