Today is the second death anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India. The President, from the Prime Minister to the entire nation is paying tribute to him today. President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the former PM by visiting the Atal Samadhi site ‘Always Atal’. The PM tweeted that your contribution to the development of the country will always be remembered.
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– Shivraj Singh Chauhan, remembering the former PM, said that if anyone had changed the direction of India’s politics, Atal ji had changed it. At that time, we could not imagine that anyone could stand in the competition of Nehru ji, it was very difficult to imagine the opposition of Congress. Then Atal Bihari Vajpayee had risen with the flag of intense nationalism.
– BJP President JP Nadda at the Atal Samadhi site. Atal Bihari Vajpayee paid tribute to him on his second death anniversary.
– President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s memorial’ Always Atal ‘.
#WATCH Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu & Prime Minister Narendra Modi pay tribute to former PM #AtalBihariVajpayee, on his death anniversary today at 'Sadaiv Atal' – the memorial of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. pic.twitter.com/pIaYOZFIMZ
— ANI (@ANI) August 16, 2020
Earlier, PM Modi tweeted a video message remembering Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In this video message, PM Modi said, ‘This country can never forget Atal ji’s contribution. Under his leadership, we also raised the head of the country in nuclear power. Be it party leader, Member of Parliament, Minister or Prime Minister, Atal ji distinguished the role in every role. ‘
Tributes to beloved Atal Ji on his Punya Tithi. India will always remember his outstanding service and efforts towards our nation’s progress. pic.twitter.com/ZF0H3vEPVd
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 16, 2020
– Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya and granddaughter Niharika also paid tribute to Atal Bihari on the second death anniversary.
Home Minister Amit Shah has also tweeted and paid tribute to the former Prime Minister. Shah said in a tweet that today the central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the path of good governance and poor welfare keeping Atal ji’s ideas at the center and is committed to make India a superpower in the world. Honorable Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death anniversary to them
At the same time, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, in a tweet remembering Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrote that I salute Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary. His work done for the development of India and the common people will always be remembered. His ideas for India will continue to inspire future generations.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was Prime Minister of the country 3 times, died on 16 August 2018 at AIIMS Hospital in Delhi after a long illness. Atal Samadhi was established in Delhi only after his death. Vajpayee was the first non-Congress Prime Minister to complete his term. He was the Prime Minister of the country for 13 days in 1996, 13 months in 1998 and again in 1999 for a full 5 years.