Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

Aug 18, 2018, 07:25 IST
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) walks along the mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP headquarters

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi walks behind a truck pulling the coffin with the body of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during a funeral procession

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi reads a placard that says "Miss You Atal Ji" as he walks behind a truck pulling the coffin with the body of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during a funeral procession

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, other leaders and general public participate in the last journey of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his mortal remains are taken for cremation to Smriti Sthal

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, family members, Vajpayee's daughter Namita and others attend the funeral procession of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his mortal remains are taken for cremation to Rashtriya Smriti Sthal

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee draped in a Tri-colour being taken from his Krishna Menon Marg residence to BJP headquarters

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has extended his condolences over the sad demise of India's former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the country has lost an "eminent national leader". "I feel privileged to have known him and am honoured to have counted him as a friend," the Dalai Lama said in a letter he wrote to the poet-politician's foster daughter Namita Bhattacharya

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday said India has lost a great son and will miss former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Offering his condolences to Vajpayee's family and admirers, Gandhi said the former prime minister was loved and respected by millions

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    BJP chief Amit Shah yesterday paid heartfelt tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he nursed the party to make it a banyan tree and left an indelible mark in Indian politics

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    Mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken from his Krishna Menon Marg residence to BJP headquarters

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Daughter Namita, Narendra Modi, nation bid final goodbye

    People walk along the convoy carrying the mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as it passes through the ITO towards the BJP headquarters

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    Mourners walks along the mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP headquarters

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Thousands of mourners jostled and some clambered on trees to capture the moment on their phones as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cortege left the BJP's headquarters for Rashtriya Smriti Sthal for the last rites of the poet-politician.  (Pics/ PTI, AFP)

 

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