Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The Final Journey of India’s Shining Star
Updated On : 17 Aug 2018,01:37 PM
The last rites of BJP veteran and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held at 4 pm at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal in Delhi on Friday. The mortal remains of country’s tallest leader has been kept at his residence for last respects as many leaders paid a visit to honour him. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a passionate poet and statesman politician breathed his last on Thursday at AIIMS, New Delhi. The 93-year-old was suffering from multiple ailments for the last nine weeks. Here is the final journey of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu paid their last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee with guards and followers.
Ardent fans and guards with the mortal remains of Vajpayee in front of the iconic India Gate.
Steady guards with the body of BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying their tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President Kovind giving the last respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pays his last respect to Vajpayee
Guard personnel, followers walk alongside the vehicle carrying the mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee