Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday is being celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25th December.
Good Governance Day was established in 2014 to honour Mr Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the people of accountability in government. In keeping with this principle, the Good Governance Day has been declared to be a working day for the government.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of India from 1998 to 2004.
- His first entry into parliament was in 1962 through the Rajya Sabha.
- He was elected to the Lok Sabha seven times.
- In 2015, Mr. Vajpayee was conferred the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.
Source- DD News