Photo Gallery: Nation pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Zee Media Bureau | Aug 17, 2018, 15:15 PM IST
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee funeral procession

The former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee left for his heavenly abode on August 16, 2018. The stalwart politician breathed his last at 5.05 pm. The veteran leader was admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi for past 9 weeks. It was in the last 36 hours that his health deteriorated. The nation mourns his immense loss and the void created by his demise will never be filled again. The entire nation is mourning this statesman's demise. Several politicians and dignitaries have expressed grief and extended their condolences to the family and friends. The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken from BJP Headquarters to Smriti Sthal for the funeral. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee funeral procession

The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for the funeral. PM Modi and Amit Shah also take part in the procession. The distance is around 4 kilometres.  

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains taken to BJP Head office

The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken to BJP Headquarters.  

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

He led the National Democratic Alliance government from 1998 to 2004 and was the first-ever member of the BJP to become India's Prime Minister. The mortal remains of former Prime Minister #AtalBihariVajpayee are being taken to BJP Headquarters. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

 

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

Vajpayee's last rites will be performed at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, New Delhi at 4 pm on Friday.  A huge crowd of people have also joined the procession. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Huge crowd joins procession

Mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken to the BJP Headquarters. 

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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People gather to pay last respects

Mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken to the BJP Headquarters. A huge crowd of people have also joined the procession. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

Mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken to the BJP Headquarters. A huge crowd of people have also joined the procession. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains

A huge crowd gathers to pay last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. His mortal remains are being taken from his residence to the BJP Headquarters. People are chanting 'Atal Bihari Amar Rahe' and 'Vande Mataram'.  (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Mortal remains of former PM

The mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee are being taken from his residence to the BJP Headquarters. People are chanting 'Atal Bihari Amar Rahe' and 'Vande Mataram'.  (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Mortal remains of Atal ji

A huge crowd gathers to pay last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. His mortal remains are being taken from his residence to the BJP Headquarters. People are chanting 'Atal Bihari Amar Rahe' and 'Vande Mataram'.  (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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