Kovind, Modi pay respects to Vajpayee on death anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders today paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary.

Several Union Ministers including Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national president J P Nadda paid tributes at ‘Sadaiv Atal’, the memorial to Vajpayee in Delhi.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee is considered one of the prominent leaders of the country and a founding member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The former Prime Minister died on 16 August, 2018, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after a prolonged illness. At the time Vajpayee was 93.


NT Bureau