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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji worked for construction of united India, says Ronit Roy

During the promotion of her upcoming film, 'Happy Phirr Bhaag Jaegi', Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha also paid homage to the former Indian prime minister.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: August 18, 2018 6:26 IST ]
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji worked for construction of united India, says Ronit Roy

The death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has sent a shockwave across the country. Thousands of people gathered to catch one last glimpse of India’s one of the greatest statesmen. Condoling the demise of Vajpayee, actor Ronit Roy on Friday said the former Indian PM had worked for the construction of a better and united India.

Expressing his grief during an event, Ronit said told ANI the late BJP stalwart was one of those who was known for his work and great thinking." He added, "I extend my condolence to his family."

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During the promotion of her upcoming film, 'Happy Phirr Bhaag Jaegi', Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha also paid homage to the former Indian prime minister, saying, "It was a sad day for our entire country. We are all grieving his loss. He has given this country a lot in the past."

Her co-star and actress Diana Penty also said that India has lost one of its finest missionaries and courageous leader.

Other celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra, Madhur Bhandarkar, and Paresh Rawal had earlier paid their tributes minutes after Vajpayee's death was announced.

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Vajpayee, who was India's 10th prime minister, passed away on Thursday at the age of 93 following a prolonged illness. He was cremated with state honour at the Smriti Sthal in New Delhi on Friday.

(With ANI Inputs)

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