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Lalchand Kishen Advani known as Lal Krishna Advani (Sindhi: लाल कृष्ण आडवाणी) (born 8 November 1927) is a prominent Indian politician and a former president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, which is currently the major opposition party in the Indian Parliament. He served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004 and is currently the Leader of the Opposition in the 15th Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Indian Parliament). Advani, who began his political career as a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is often credited with having made the BJP a formidable force in Indian politics.

Lal Krishna Advani was born in Karachi, British India (modern day Pakistan) to Kishanchand D. Advani and Gyani Devi. He studied from Saint Patrick's High School, Karachi and initially, he joined the D.G. National College in Hyderabad, Sindh for his education. He later graduated with a degree from the Government Law College, Bombay University.

L.K.Advani began his career when he joined the RSS in 1942. He later became the president of the organization's Karachi branch. In 1947, Advani was sent to Mewat in Rajasthan, which had witnessed communal violence following partition, to oversee the affairs of the RSS.

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