Atal Bihari Vajpayee said, “My poetry is a declaration of war, not an exordium to defeat. It is not the defeated soldier’s drumbeat of despair, but the fighting warrior’s will to win.”
Atal Bihari Vajpayee along with a renowned statesman was known for his writing work. The former Prime Minister was famous for his take on the socio-political scenario of the country. Vajpayee once while speaking about his poem said, ” “My poetry is a declaration of war, not an exordium to defeat. It is not the defeated soldier’s drumbeat of despair, but the fighting warrior’s will to win. It is not the despirited voice of dejection but the stirring shout of victory.” Here are 5 of the famous poems of the veteran leader:
Jhuk nahin Sakte :
Atal Bihari Vajpayee wrote this poem during the period of emergency imposed by Mrs. Indira Gandhi. It conveys the sense of determination to keep on the struggle.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee in this poem gives his own introduction as a true Hindu.
Haani-Laabh ke paladon me :
Vajpayeeji makes a very strong point that how one’s life is rendered worthless if he’s not able to weigh his/her skills in apt monetary values.
Aao phir se diya jalaye:
Atal Bihari Vajpayee reflects that how the absence of knowledge poses to be darkness and how knowledge enlightens one
Rah kaunsi jaoon main:
Atalji writing about the dilemmas in life at every step said What to do? Which alternative to choose? And there are no authentic and correct answers. We must nonetheless make a choice.