New Delhi | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary at his memorial, Sadaiv Atal, in Delhi.
The BJP leader passed away last year on this date at the AIIMS due to illness. He was 93.
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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP national working president JP Nadda and other leaders of the party paid tributes to Vajpayee at his memorial.
Vajpayee served as Prime Minister thrice – briefly in 1996, and then for two terms between 1998 and 2004. He was honoured with Bharat Ratna in 2015.