Updates: Politicians Paying Last Homage To The Legendary Leader

Updates:  Politicians Paying Last Homage To The Legendary Leader

New Delhi:  The legendary leader, Atal Bihari Vajpayee got admitted to AIIMS on June 11, with a kidney tract infection and chest congestion. On Thursday, the former 93 year old former PM, died shortly after 5 pm. A press release from AIIMS, confirmed his death.  A three-time prime minister, Mr Vajpayee had retired from public life after his health turned frail. The central government announced a seven-day national mourning as a mark of respect to the former prime minister. The national flag will be flown at half-mast throughout India, during this period. The former PM will recieve a state funeral, which will held in Delhi on today. 

Leaders Paying Respect To Former PM at BJP Headquarters:

 

 

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, Pakistan acting law minister Syed Ali Zafar, Nepal Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali and EAM Sushma Swaraj at funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna  Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi

Gun salute accorded to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal 

 

Last rites ceremony of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee underway at Smriti Sthal

Tricolour wrapped around mortal remains of  Atal Bihari  Vajpayee handed over to his granddaughter Niharika.

Dr.Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
 

Senior BJP leader LK Advani and BJP President Amit Shah pay last respects to former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Sri Lanka acting Foreign Minister Lakshman Kiriella pay last respects to former PM 

Last salute accorded to former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal

President Ram Nath Kovind pays last respects to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal in Delhi 

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi, Former PM Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP President Amit Shah, senior BJP leader LK Advani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi at Smriti Sthal in Delhi for funeral of former PM

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan pay last respects to former PM

PM Narendra Modi pays last respects to former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba & Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, pay last tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal in Delhi

 Mortal remains of former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee brought to Smriti Sthal for funeral 

CM Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Ashok Gehlot and Raj Babbar, at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of former PM 

 Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrive at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of former PM 

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai arrives in  Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former PM

The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for funeral. PM Modi and Amit Shah also take part in the procession. 

 Visuals of people gathered during the funeral procession of former Prime Minister

Visuals of people gathered during funeral possession of former Prime Minister 

The mortal remains of former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for funeral.

Mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for the funeral

The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for funeral. PM Modi also takes part in the procession

 Mortal remains of former PM  Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken from BJP Headquarters to Smriti Sthal for the funeral

Mulayam Singh Yadav pays tribute to former PM 

King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck pays tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP HQ. PM Modi, EAM Sushma Swaraj and Amit Shah also present

I worked with him for 6 yrs Being PM he was simple, he treated everyone respectfully. He once said will solve Kashmir's distress within boundaries of humanity not constitution, with these words he won hearts of Kashmiris

 

Sri Lanka acting Foreign Minister Lakshman Kiriella arrives in Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former PM

It was the speciality of Atal ji that he never let humanity be harmed due to the political And ideological differences

I wanted to pay my respects to a man of that stature: Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to India Atal Bihari Vajpayee

We remember him for his contribution to Bangladesh Liberation War&strong support to people of Bangladesh.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP Headquarters. 

 

BJP MP Hema Malini pays last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP Headquarters in Delhi.

 

I met him once in 2006. He was a very good orator. The void of his absence can never be filled by anyone in Indian politics, he has been a role model for everyone and inspired many through his poetry, speeches and oratorship; Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrives in Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former PM

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali arrives in Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former PM

 Veteran BJP leader LK Advani and his daughter Pratibha Advani with Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray and his family at the BJP Headquarters

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani and his daughter Pratibha Advani pay last respects to former Prime Minister

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh pay last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP Headquarters.

 

King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk arrives in Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former PM 

 DMK leader A Raja, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Manipur CM N Biren Singh pay last respects to former Prime Minister 

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav pay last respects to former Prime Minister

 

BJP President Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays last respects to former Prime Minister

 

Narendra Modi paying respect to the late leader

The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee have been brought to BJP Headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP President Amitshah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath & other BJP leaders at party headquarters Atal Bihari Vajpayee

People waiting outside BJP headquarters. Waiting to pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji

Huge crowd gathers at BJP Headquarters where mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be brought shortly.

A huge crowd of ppl hs joined the procession as the mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken from his residence to the BJP Headquarters. People are chanting 'Atal Bihari amar rahe' and 'Vande Mataram'. 


Mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken to BJP Headquarters. Huge crowd of people have also joined the procession.

PM Narendra Modi arrives at BJP Headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg where mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be brought shortly. 

 

 

 

Many prominent political figures visited the late leader's residence to pay homage:

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi. 

Congress President #RahulGandhi pays tribute to former Prime Minister #AtalBihariVajpayee at his residence in #Delhi.

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi.

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi.

Army Chief Bipin Rawat pays tribute to former Prime Minister #AtalBihariVajpayee at his residence in #Delhi.

 

 

 

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi.

Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Ghulam Nabi Azad pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind, Former President Pranab Mukherjee and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi

I'm deeply saddened by the passing away of Atal  Bihari Vajpayee. Vajpayee was a towering figure in our national life.Throughout his life, he stood for democratic values&demonstrated this commitment in all his acts whether as a parliamentarian,a cabinet minister or PM: Sonia Gandhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh and EAM Sushma Swaraj pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the his residence in Delhi.

BJP president Amit Shah pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at former PM's residence in Delhi

Senior BJP leader LK Advani pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpaee at former PM's residence in Delhi