Since Prime Minister Modi Government has come to power it has made sure that all the dignitaries who have been neglected and insulted by the Congress Government must get their due respect.
Now in a tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PM Modi Government is going to mint a 100 rupee coin with his image imprinted on it
The designing of the coin would be such that one of the faces of the coin will have an image of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with his name inscribed in the Devanagari script and English. The years 1924 and 2018 will be engraved at the bottom of the image, marking his birth and death years. The weight of the coin will be 35 gram
Another face of the coin will have Lion Capitol of Ashoka Pillar in the centre and below that ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed in Devanagari script followed by rupee symbol with 100 in the bottom. On the left side, ‘Bharat’ will be inscribed in Devanagari script and ‘India’ will be on the right side in English
Earlier four peaks in the Himalayan Mountains have been named after him. The peaks are located at 6,557, 6,566, 6,160 and 6,100 metres on the right flank of Gangotri glacier. The team, which returned after the climb, had hoisted the national tricolour on each of the peaks. Located near Sudarshan and Saifi peaks in Raktvan valley, the peaks have been named Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4”
Chattisgarh has also launched several schemes to pay tribute to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The government has proposed to rename “Raipur” as “Atal Nagar”
Chhattisgarh Cabinet has also approved for renaming Bilaspur University, a Medical College, State Rajdhani Expressway and the under-construction Central Park to be dedicated Atalji.
The government has decided that those people who provide service to the society will be honored with the “Atal Good Governance Award”. Apart from this, the statue of Atal ji will also be set up in Atal Nagar and 27 district headquarters of the state. The development journey of the Chief Minister will be changed to the name of Atal Vikas Yatra.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died on 16 August 2018 at the age of 93. He served as the prime minister of the India for 13 days in 1996, 13 months in 1998 and for almost six years starting 1999. Atal ji is not with us today but he will be always with us in our memories. In our heart, the icon of development of the country will always occupy special place