L.K. Advani: The Journey of A Torch-Bearer
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L.K. Advani: The Journey of A Torch-Bearer

Right from his involvement in Ayodhya fiasco to his endless 'Rath Yatras', Sh. L.K. Advani, former President of BJP, stands as one of the strongest BJP candidates for the Prime Minister race, but time doesn't seem to be in his favour. Take a look at his political journey so far.
Harpreet Kaur16th Jan, 2017
PM Modi wishes LK Advani on birthday

PM Modi wishes LK Advani on birthday

PM Modi took to Twitter to share his wishes for the BJP veteran. He tweeted, "Wishing our inspiration, one of India's tallest leaders who has served India tirelessly & diligently, Shri LK Advani ji on his birthday." Image Procured via Google Search

LK Advani: The true torchbearer of Modern BJP

LK Advani: The true torchbearer of Modern BJP

LK Advani is a true torchbearer of modern BJP, for he built it from scratch brick by brick when he was elected as the president in the year 1986. The party was really suffering was literally shattered to bits and pieces and it was Advani who shaped it back to what it is today. We wish him a heartiest birthday and great health. Image Procured via Google Image Search

L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani's house, in a locality called Jamshed Quarters, was built soon after his birth; and so was named 'Lal Cottage'.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

It was a fairly spacious, beautifully designed, single-storied bungalow. The family had a horse-driven Victoria at home.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

The Advani family belonged to the Amil branch of Sindhi Hindus.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani's paternal grandfather, Dharamdas Khubchand Advani, was a Sanskrit scholar well settled in life as the principal of a government high school.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani had three of my uncles have the names Gobindram, Ramchand and Gopaldas.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

By a sheer coincidence three of my mamas (maternal uncles) also had those very names!

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L.K. Advani

Advani did his schooling in Karachi was at St. Patrick's High School for Boys, which was the biggest, and also the most highly rated school in the city.

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L.K. Advani

Advani studied there for six years from 1936-42.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Not many people know that Advani had learned Latin in school

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

However, Advani regrets not learning Sanskrit in school.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

It may come as a surprise Advani was not very eloquent in Hindi while he was in Karachi.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani used to understand it a little because of the Hindi movies he watched and could even manage some broken conversation.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani started reading, writing and conversing in Hindi only after migrating to India in 1947, when he was already twenty years old.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Advani was fourteen years old when he was first introduced to the 'RSS'.

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L.K. Advani

L.K. Advani

Attending the shakha and discussing national and international issues with his seniors have a new edge to his life.

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LK Advani

LK Advani

And this was the first step towards his decades long political journey.

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LK Advani

LK Advani

When Advani was seventeen, he took up the first professional job as a teacher at the Model High School in Karachi.

Sushma Swaraj political journey
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Sushma Swaraj political journey

Flip through the album to get all the inside scoop on Sushma Swaraj's life.

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Hilarious Tweets And Memes On Narendra Modi's New Year's Eve Speech
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Hilarious Tweets And Memes On Narendra Modi's New Year's Eve Speech

When Narendra Modi gave a speech on November 8, 2016, he shook the country, so naturally when he announced that he would be speaking to the nation, people had a ton of reactions. From WhatsApp messages to hilarious tweets, people clearly weren't waiting for New Year's Eve but were busy speculating about what would PM Modi say in his final speech of 2016?.

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Harpreet Kaur2nd Jan, 2017
Never seen pictures of Narendra Modi
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Never seen pictures of Narendra Modi

While Narendra Modi has been announced as the BJP's choice for PM, here's a look at Narendra Modi the man and the enigma and how he came to power as one of the most charismatic leaders in the current political landscape. Disclaimer: itimes does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information's, content or contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website.
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Funny Memes On Narendra Modi's Black Money Crackdown
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Funny Memes On Narendra Modi's Black Money Crackdown

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