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Good Governance Day on 25th December

Former prime minister and BJP patriarch Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday will be observed as 'Good Governance Day'. The decision has been taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held on Tuesday. The veteran leader celebrates his birthday on December 25. Vajpayee, a widely respected leader across political spectrum was made a part of BJP's 'Marg Darshak' committee recently. BJP has always highlighted the various schemes started by Vajpayee during its campaigns.University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities across the country to observe December 25 as 'Good Governance Day' amid the controversy over organising events on the occasion which requires physical presence of students in campus on Christmas day.  
Vajpayee is a two-time PM. He was first elected to the top post in 1996 but could not hold the government together for more than 13 days. BJP-led NDA government was re-elected in 1998 when Vajpayee was promoted as the PM. He held office till 2004. All government employees and public representatives are expected to play a major role in promoting the cause of Good Governance and help in bringing transparency and accountability in the systems.