Desk: Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India, was one of the most effective leaders till the end. He is always in the headlines for his good deeds. Even opposition party leaders praised him for his good leadership and ability to have a broad vision.
Today we are going to share some interesting information and incidents about Late Atal Ji. Atal Ji was awarded India’s highest civilian award in 2015. He died on 16 August 2008 after a long illness. But he did not get married till the end of his life.
At present, there is a government of Bharatiya Janata Party. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was one of the founding fathers of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Atal Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister of India after the central government was formed under the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership.
How much was Atal Ji’s Property?
Do you know how much property Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji had and what happened to that property after his death? According to sources, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s wealth at the time of his death was more than ₹ 14,000,000.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee used to invest in various government schemes. However, he had declared his assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 5800000 in the affidavit he submitted in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections.
He had 25 lakh 75 thousand 562 and 3 lakh 82 thousand rupees in his two accounts in the State Bank of India. Likewise, He had Rs 20000 in another SBI account.
Bajpai Ji owned a flat, costing Rs 22 lakh in 2004, in East of Kailash in Delhi. He lived here when he was passing through the last moments of his life.
He had invested money in different places
According to sources, Atal Bihari Vajpayee had invested his money in various things like bonds, schemes, equity funds, etc. He was having unit bonds worth rupees 1 lakh 20 thousand. Moreover, he had invested money in UTI and the National Saving Scheme of 1993 as he was conscious about investing.
Vajpayee Ji had a daughter even after being unmarried
As we all know that Atal Ji was a political leader for a long time but he did not get married. That is, his lineage did not progress further. So who got his wealth after his death?
Vajpayee Ji has a daughter, Namita, even after being unmarried. She is his adopted daughter. Namita is married to Ranjan Bhattacharya. When Atal Bihari Vajpayee was ailing at the last moment, he was looked after by his adopted daughter and son-in-law.
According to the Hindu Succession Law amended in 2005, the property of childless people is the right of their adopted child. So, Namita received all the property of Vajpayee Ji after his death due to a long illness.
Instead of expanding wealth, he put the interest of the country ahead
Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a very limited wealth even after being a long-serving political leader. This is a testament to his honesty and patriotism. Instead of increasing his wealth, he kept the welfare of the country paramount.