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Sadaiv Atal dedicated to the Nation

Sadaiv Atal, the Samadhi of Atal Bihari Vajpayee was dedicated to the Nation on the birth Anniversary of the former Prime Minister.
Sadaiv Atal dedicated to the Nation

About the Samadhi:

  • To emphasise on the unity in diversity, stones from various parts of the country have been used in the construction of the Samadhi near Rajghat in New Delhi.
  • The Samadhi has a central platform comprising of nine square blocks, capped with a Diya in the centre.
  • The number nine represents the Navarasas, Navaratras and Navagrahas.
  • The placement of the nine square blocks is in a circular lotus shaped pattern.

About Atal Bihari Vajpayee:

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the Prime Minister of India for a term of 13 days in 1996, then for a period of 13 months from 1998 to 1999, and finally, for a full term from 1999 to 2004.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born to Krishna Devi and Krishna Bihari Vajpayee on 25 December 1924 in Gwalior.
  • He passed away on 16 August 2018 due to age-related illness.
  • His birth anniversary is celebrated as "Good Governance Day".

Question:

Q. What is the name of the Samadhi of Atal Bihari Vajpayee that was dedicated to the Nation on the birth Anniversary of the former Prime Minister?
a. Sada Atal
b. Sadaiv Atal
c. Sarvada Atal
d. None of the above
Sadaiv Atal dedicated to the Nation Sadaiv Atal dedicated to the Nation Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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