Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at age of 93; Nation mourns the death of former PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Former prime minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at AIIMS in Delhi. He was 93 years old and has suffering a lot from various ailments kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion. Admitted to AIIMS on 11th June, he was put on life-support system last evening. This veteran had been continuously monitored by AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria and his team.

Seeing his critical condition, all the BJP leaders PM Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, party veteran LK Advani, several Union Ministers and Chief Ministers paid a visit to him this morning. A stream of leaders Congress Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and many other leaders came to meet him. In fact, PM Modi visited him on 15th August eve too.

Mediapersons were continuously covering his health updates since the news of his serious condition was out. There is a huge gathering outside AIIMS, affecting movement of traffic on the road. Traffic Policemen have been deployed to manage the crowd and traffic outside the hospital.

Nation mourns his death
His death is a big loss to the nation as the nation lost a star again. His contributions and his efforts for the nation are remarkable. PM Modi called his death ‘end of an era’.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee served India’s Prime Minister from May 16, 1996 to June 1, 1996, then between 1998 and 1999 and finally full term from 1999 to 2004. He was honoured with Bharat Ratna. He had joined politics at an age of 18 during the Independence movement in 1942. He had amazing oratory skills and used to write wonderful poems.



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