Nation First News: The Nation is paying tribute to former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary on Friday. The poet cum statesman had died last year on August 16th after a prolonged illness. He was 93.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah paid tributes to Vajpayee at the BJP stalwart’s memorial, Sadaiv Atal.
Vajpayee’s daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya and granddaughter Niharika were also present at the prayer meet.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee served three terms as the Prime Minister of India. He was conferred with India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in 2015.