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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The Final Journey of India’s Shining Star

The last rites of BJP veteran and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held at 4 pm at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal in Delhi on Friday. The mortal remains of country’s tallest leader has been kept at his residence for last respects as many leaders paid a visit to honour him. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a passionate poet and statesman politician breathed his last on Thursday at AIIMS, New Delhi. The 93-year-old was suffering from multiple ailments for the last nine weeks. Here is the final journey of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 August 2018, 01:33:45 PM
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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The last rites of BJP veteran and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held at 4 pm at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal in Delhi on Friday. The mortal remains of country’s tallest leader has been kept at his residence for last respects as many leaders paid a visit to honour him. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a passionate poet and statesman politician breathed his last on Thursday at AIIMS, New Delhi. The 93-year-old was suffering from multiple ailments for the last nine weeks. Here is the final journey of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
PM Modi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and BJP president Amit Shah

PM Modi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and BJP president Amit Shah

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu paid their last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee with guards and followers.
Mortal remains of Vajpayee in front of India Gate

Mortal remains of Vajpayee in front of India Gate

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Ardent fans and guards with the mortal remains of Vajpayee in front of the iconic India Gate.
Steady guards taking care of the mortal remains of Vajpayee

Steady guards taking care of the mortal remains of Vajpayee

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Steady guards with the body of BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Prez Kovind with PM Modi

Prez Kovind with PM Modi

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying their tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Prez Kovind in front of the mortal remains of Vajpayee

Prez Kovind in front of the mortal remains of Vajpayee

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President Kovind giving the last respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis paying last respect to Vajpayee

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis paying last respect to Vajpayee

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pays his last respect to Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was 93 years old when he breathed his last

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was 93 years old when he breathed his last

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Guard personnel, followers walk alongside the vehicle carrying the mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee