Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at the age of 93. He breathed his last at 5:05 pm at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. The former PM was undergoing treatment at the hospital and was put on life support system. His condition had worsened during the last 36 hours.
The news of his demise was confirmed by AIIMS through a press release. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief on social media through a series of tweets.
Others including Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi also took to Twitter and mourned the passing away of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The former prime minister’s death was mourned on social media not just by the politicians, but by the entire nation.