LAL KRISHNA ADVANI Biography - Royalty, Rulers & leaders


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Lal Krishna Advani is a veteran leader. Currently, he is the Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was born on November 8, 1927 in Karachi. He did his schooling at St. Patrick’s, Karachi. He later graduated in Law from Bombay University. In 1947, he was an RSS organizer of Karachi city. When Jana Sangh was founded by Dr. Mukherjee in 1951, he became its Rajasthan State Secretary. In 1958, he shifted to Delhi and became the Secretary of Delhi Jana Sangh. During the period, he was also Secretary of the Jana Sangh Parliamentary Group.


In 1966, he was elected the Chairman of the Delhi Metropolitan Council and in 1970, he became a member of the Rajya Sabha. He was elected the President of Jana Sangh in 1973. In 1977, he was appointed as the Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the Janata Government. The BJP was launched in 1980. For six years, Advani held the post of Party General Secretary. He was jailed in 1990 for his infamous Ram Rathyatra. He is also the Union Home Minister in the Vajpayee ministry.