New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee turns 89 on Dec 25, 2013. After he relinquished office in May, 2004 as the longest serving non-Congress Prime Minister at the Centre, Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been living the life of a recluse, away from the political humdrum in the corridors of power.
Vajpayee has not appeared in public for the last five years. No pictures of the former prime minister has appeared in the last three years.
The last public speech he gave was in 2007 in his then parliamentary constituency Lucknow. Since then the public has heard nothing from the great orator.