Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal paid his last tribute to former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi. He also posted a message on his official Twitter account.
The veteran politician breathed his last in Delhi today; he was 93-years-old. With the sad demise of Vajpayee ji, as everyone used to call him out of deep respect, an era has passed in Indian politics.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the 10th Prime Minister of India. He served as PM for the first time for 15 days (from 16 May 1996 to 1 June 1996), the second for a period of 13 months (from 19 March 1998 to 26 April 1999) and the third for five years (from 13 October 1999 till 22 May 2004).
Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal says "A leader who taught us to stand firm on our principles under all circumstances. We will keep following the path shown by him. #AtalBihariVajpayee"
Former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, died at AIIMS at age of 93 yesterday evening after a prolonged illness. Several leaders and people from all section of society is posting their condolence through social networking portals.
Shri Vajpayee was one of the most respected leaders in India who led the nation through several crises.
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was awared with the Bharat Ratna (2015) and Padma Vibhushan (1992).