Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Updated:5 months ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s residence in Delhi to pay tribute to him. The body of former prime minister has been kept to his Delhi’s residence where people can pay their last respects. Vajpayee was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 after complaints of urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion. Vajpayee breathed his last on Thursday evening at AIIMS in New Delhi. He was 93-year old. Delhi schools and government offices will remain closed today. The former prime minister will be accorded a state funeral. A national 7-day mourning has also been announced. He ruled the country for 13 days in 1996, 13 months in 1998 and for almost six years from 1999

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