Atal Ji’s passing away is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me. I have countless fond memories with him. He was an inspiration to Karyakartas like me. I will particularly remember his sharp intellect and outstanding wit.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee: India grieves demise, pays homage
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died following a prolonged illness in New Delhi on Thursday. Cutting across party lines, leaders took to Twitter to pay their respects to one of India’s most loved politicians.
‘India grieves the demise of Atalji’: Narendra Modi
‘India lost a great son’: Rahul Gandhi
‘Cherished the ideal of a developed and powerful India’: Rajnath Singh
‘I will always cherish the many fond memories’: Mamata Banerjee
Omar Abdullah conveyed his condolences to Vajpayee’s family
‘Atal Ji was a democrat to the core’: Pranab Mukherjee.
Deeply saddened at the passing away of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. A reasoned critique in opposition and a seeker of consensus as PM, Atal Ji was a democrat to the core. In his passing away, India has lost a great son and an era has come to an end. My deepest condolences.
Ratan Tata: “All of us who knew Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee are saddened to hear of his passing away. He was a great leader with a great sense of compassion and humour. He will be remembered fondly by a vast number of us”