Obituary

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Hindu leader tolerant of Islam

26 August 2018 - 00:00 By The Daily Telegraph

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former prime minister of India who has died at the age of 93, was originally regarded as a hard-line Hindu nationalist but came to be widely viewed as the moderate face of the Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

X