Photo Gallery: Atal Bihari Vajpayee - End of an Era
Atal Bihari Vajpayee inspects the guard of honour during the Independence Day function in 1999.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last at 5.05pm on Thursday at AIIMS. He was 93. He was admitted on June 11, 2018, and was stable for 9 weeks. His condition deteriorated in the last 36 hours and was put on life support. Vajpayee, a Bharatiya Janata Party veteran was a respected personality across all political parties and a true statesman.
Here's taking a look at the memorable moments of his life and times:
In this Aug 15, 1999, file photo former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inspects the guard of honour during the Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Pic courtesy: PTI)