… When Vajpayee came to the Parliament from bullock cart to protest against Indira Gandhi
The health of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee remains fragile. There is no improvement in their health in the last 36 hours. Atal Bihari has been a great leader, despite being in the opposition, he has sometimes put many governments in difficulties with his strong opposition.
With the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, the BJP government has been facing criticism for several months, but on the same issue Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had opposed the then governemnt 45 years ago, which is still remembered today.
45 years ago former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had attacked the Indira Gandhi government against this issue.
Vajpayee had reached Parliament from bullock cart in protest against the increase in petrol prices and registered his protest.
According to the issue published on November 12, 1973 in New York Times, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had to face the anger of opposition parties in the Parliament. According to the BBC report, the winter session that began for six weeks in Parliament was started this day.
With the increase in petrol and diesel prices, the Left and the other opposition parties had demanded resignation from Indira.
Jana Sangh leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee and two other members had reached Parliament from bullock cart. Apart from these, many other came by bicycles to the Parliament.
Atal and the rest of the opposition leaders were protesting against Indira Gandhi traveling by Baggi (horse carriage) in the absence of petrol and diesel in the country. Indira Gandhi was traveling in the woods to deliver a message of saving petrol among the people these days.
During the oil crisis, the Middle East countries who had been selling oil to India reduced the supply of crude oil, due to which the Indira Gandhi government had increased the oil prices by more than 80 per cent. For this reason, she had come to the target of other leaders including Atal.
Let us tell you that on Thursday morning a new medical bulletin was issued on Vajpayee’s health. Vajpayee’s health still remains very fragile. He is still on the life support system.
It is being told that another bulletin will be issued by AIIMS late in the evening. Meanwhile, SPG’s team has reached at Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s house, security has been increased in the entire area. Barricading has also been done in many places.