LK Advani: The ‘charioteer’ whose Ram Rath Yatra crafted BJP’s rise in 90s

​Advani, who served as deputy prime minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government besides holding several important ministries, was one of the key architects of the Ram Mandir movement. His Rath Yatra was one of the biggest mass mobilisation programmes. Bharat Ratna to BJP veteran comes within fortnight of consecration ceremony of Ram Temple