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PM Modi break down over Atal Bihari Vajpayee demise and says, ‘Lost a father figure today’; see video

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 August 2018, 20:17 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emotionally broke down over the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The former PM took his last breath on 16th August at 5:05 pm at AIIMS.

PM Modi expressed his emotions through a video released. In the video, PM said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee was like a ‘father figure’ to him. He said that his death has created a void which can not be filled by anyone.

PM Narendra Modi also said that ‘We have lost our inspiration. We have lost an anmol ratna of our country." In his televised speech, Modi also said that the demise of Atalji can’t be described in words.

Modi denoted him as a wonderful orator as well as a prolific writer. In Modi’s brief TV speech, he also said that because of Atalji's leadership skills and struggles, Vajpayee had strengthened the Jan Sangh as well as Bhartiya Janata Party.

Modi also said that ‘Atal Ji taught me valuable aspects of Sangathan (organization) and shaasan (governance).

See the video:

 

Not only video, but PM Modi also wrote several tweets for Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Check few of them:

 

Due to the demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee demise, 7 days mourning has been announced in the country. Several schools, colleges and government offices will remain closed today.

However, the body of Atal Bihari Vajpayee is at his home Krishna Menon Marg and at 9 am his body will be taken to the BJP headquarters. While 1 pm his procession will be started from the headquarter and the cremation will be done at 4 pm.

Watch Video:

 

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First published: 17 August 2018, 8:25 IST
 
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