President Kovind and Prime Minister Modi pay tribute to Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

New Delhi: The entire nation is paying tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 97th birth anniversary today. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tributes to him at the Atal Samadhi Sthal. Paying tribute to former PM Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he devoted his entire life to making India strong and developed.

In a tweet, Modi said, "Many tributes to respected Atal ji on his birth anniversary." Appreciating Vajpayee's contribution, he said, Remembering Atal Ji on his Jayanti. We are inspired by his rich service to the nation. He devoted his life towards making India strong and developed. His development initiatives positively impacted millions of Indians.


It is noteworthy that Vajpayee was born on December 25, 1924. He was instrumental in taking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the pinnacle of success. In the nineties, he emerged as the main face of the party and for the first time, the government was formed under the leadership of BJP at the Centre. During Vajpayee's tenure as Prime Minister, liberalization was promoted in the country and infrastructure and development gained momentum.

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