Presidential Elections: When Mulayam Singh supported the NDA government in difficult times for the post of President
The parties together gave the highest citizen to the country
These two parties belonged to BJP and SP. When Atal Bihari Bajpayee of the then government of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Mulayam Singh Yadav, the head of the opposition Samajwadi Party, got one vote, the country got the best highest citizen ever, he was Dr. Abdul Kalam, known as the Michel Man. Know a very interesting story.
It was a very difficult time for NDA.
It is a matter of the year 2002, when the term of the then President KR Narayanan was about to end and the NDA government of Atal Bihari did not have enough majority that he could get the President of his choice. This was a very difficult time for Atal Bihari and NDA, but then Mulayam Singh, being in the opposition party, supported the BJP on this issue.
By taking the name of “Kalam” “Amazing”
In this difficult test of NDA, SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav had put forward Dr Abdul Kalam’s name for the post of President and Vajpayee government supported this proposal.
created trouble for the opposition party Congress
By proposing Kalam’s name, Mulayam Singh Yadav had created trouble for the opposition Congress. Since the Congress could not take the risk of rejecting the candidature of a Muslim candidate like Dr. Kalam, not only the Congress, but all the other parties including the Left parties had united in the name of Dr. Abdul Kalam and supported Kalam’s candidature for the post of President. Gave.
A Nazir made in 2002
When Dr Kalam became a candidate for the post of President in 2002, all the opposition parties including the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, SP and Congress supported and became an example.
Dr Kalam had this special relationship with Mulayam and Atal Bihari
Let us tell you that when Mulayam was the Defense Minister at the Centre, Kalam was also his scientific advisor and according to a book written on Kalam, the missile man used to learn Hindi from Mulayam sometimes during that time. On the other hand, if we talk about the association between Atal Bihari and Dr. Kalam, then from the year 1992 to 1999, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was the scientific advisor to the Defense Minister. This was the time when the government of the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee under the representation of Kalam Sahib conducted nuclear tests in Pokhran and India had set a new record in the nuclear field.