The form has been used to profile several politicians including former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, his deputy L K Advani, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP chief Amit Shah.

The two-page form, filled usually by a sub-inspector, also seeks details like alias used by the VVIP, gait and whether the person has a beard or mustache.

The proforma detailing the profile of Vajpayee, which was filled on August 27, 2001, says that the former Prime Minister usually speaks in Hindi, English and Sanskrit.

Against the section "Dress including shoes usually put on/worn by suspect", the sub-inspector says that Vajpayee wears dhoti, kurta, jawahar jacket and 'chappals'.

Advani and another BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi have been described as his "close associates." Against the section on occupation, Vajpayee has been described as a poet and politician.

On page 2, in the past activities section, the police official states that Vajpayee "did not get married in his life."

Advani keeps mustache, speaks Hindi and English and wears suit, kurta payjama. Vajpayee and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj have been described as his "close associates" in
the proforma filled by a sub-inspector on January 8, 2002.

According to the proforma filled up detailing Swaraj, she wears saree, sandals and "uses" bindi. Her hairstyle is "simple" and she can speak Hindi and English.

The proforma filled up on Amit Shah says he he is B Sc in Biotechnology and describes his occupation as "business".

Shah sports both a mustache and a beard, uses spectacles and speaks Hindi, English and Gujarati.

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