Politics Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy in present day India of name-calling Updated : December 25, 2019 10:19 AM IST Former Prime Minister Vajpayee, whose 95th birth anniversary is being celebrated on Wednesday, too was unsparing in his criticism of Nehru, but respected the high office Nehru held. Contrastingly, neither today's polity nor its discourse values the Vajpayee-esque philosophy of disagreement without being disrespectful. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.