Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, here's a look at the writer and his works

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Aug 16, 2018, 5:24 pm IST
Updated Aug 16, 2018, 5:57 pm IST
The iconic leader bore witness to India's transition, its ups and downs and all kinds of political weather over sixty years.
A wonderful orator, he published several works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry which continue to enthral readers of all ages. (Photo: PTI)
 A wonderful orator, he published several works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry which continue to enthral readers of all ages. (Photo: PTI)

Former three-time prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in a critical condition and was put on life support at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital. He breathed his last on August 16.

The 93-year-old veteran politician, Vajpayee was admitted there on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion.

 

The iconic leader bore witness to India's transition, its ups and downs and all kinds of political weather over sixty years.

A wonderful orator, he published several works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry which continue to enthral readers of all ages.

His works include Meri Sansadiya Yatra ( in four volumes), Sankalp Kaal, Lok Sabha Mein Atalji (a collection of speeches), Amar Balidan and Kya Khoya Kya Paya  among others.

Here are a list of other books and poems that Vajpayee had written:

Social and political

  • National Integration (1961)
  • Dynamics of an Open Society (1977)
  • New Dimensions of India's Foreign Policy (1979)
  • Heal the Wounds: Vajpayee's appeal on Assam tragedy to the Parliament (1983)
  • Kucha Lekha, Kucha Bhashana (1996)
  • Sekyularavada: Bharatiya Parikalpana (Da. Rajendra Prasada Smaraka Vyakhyanamala) (1996)
  • Bindu-Bindu Vicara (1997)
  • Rajaniti ki Rapatili Rahem (1997)
  • Back to Square One (1998)
  • Decisive Days (1999)
  • Sakti Se Santi (1999)
  • Vicara-Bindu (Hindi Edition, 2000)
  • Nayi Chunauti, Naya Avasara (Hindi Edition, 2002)
  • India's Perspectives on ASEAN and the Asia-Pacific Region (2003)

Books

  • India's Foreign Policy: New Dimensions (1977)
  • Assam Problem: Repression no Solution (1981)
  • Atal Bihari Vaj Mem Tina Dasaka (1992)
  • Pradhan Mantri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ke Chune Hue Bhashana (2000)
  • Values, Vision & Verses of Vajpayee: India's Man of Destiny (2001)
  • National Integration (1961)
  • Dynamics of an Open Society (1977)
  • Kucha Lekha, Kucha Bhashana (1996)
  • Sekyularavada: Bharatiya Parikalpana (Da. Rajendra Prasada Smaraka Vyakhyanamala) (1996)
  • Rajaniti ki Rapatili Rahem (1997)
  • Back to Square One (1998)
  • Decisive Days (1999)
  • Sakti Se Santi (1999)
  • India's Perspectives on ASEAN and the Asia-Pacific Region (2003)

Poetry

  • Meri Ikyavana Kavitaem (1995)
  • Meri Ikyavana Kavitaem (Hindi Edition, 1995)
  • Sreshtha Kabita (1997)
  • Nayi Disha – An Album with Jagjit Singh (1995)
  • Kya Khoya Kya Paya: Atal Bihari Vajapeyi, Vyaktitva Aur Kavitaem (Hindi Edition, 1999)
  • Samvedna – An Album with Jagjit Singh (1995)
  • Twenty-One Poems (2003)

Speeches

  • Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, selected speeches. (2000). ISBN 978-81-230-0834-9.
  • President's addresses, 1980–1986. (2000).
  • Presidential address. (1986).
  • Presidential address: Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha session, Bhagalpur (Bihar), 5 6 & 7 May 1972. (1972).
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Pokhran

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