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RIP Atalji Live Updates: State Funeral For Former PM at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal

(ABV) RIP Atalji Live Updates: State Funeral For Former PM at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal: -You all may know that the by the end of Independence Day, our former Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee got sick and admitted at the hospital. Reports are coming that he is very serious and the whole nation is prying for his health, including the Schools, Kids, and all the other normal people. As you all may know that the biggest political leaders, members, and public figures are coming out to see the health of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and you all should know that the traffic outside AIIMS hospital in Delhi has been blocked. Atal Bihari Vajpayee unknown facts, Former PM’s Journey, Bio, Wiki & History

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Also, you all should know that Vasundhara Raje canceled his “Gaurav Yatra” and visited the Vajpayee at the Hospital. Also, the reports are coming that Narendra Modi has re-visited the AIIMS hospital in Delhi. Also, he briefed by the team of doctors treating former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Some sources are saying that every single minister is trying to be there in this harsh time. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quotes, Poem, Speech, Latest Photos

Even the Odisha chief minister, Naveen Patnaik, said that “I served as a member of his cabinet for two years, to hear about his health is distressing. He is a great leader and to work under him was a very good experience. I would be flying to Delhi today.” You all should know that special prayers being offered in Ludhiana for former PM’s recovery and you all may know already that BJP’s national executive meeting has been deferred. Shocking: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

Preparations on for Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s final journey, security tightened around Smriti Sthal

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of modern India’s tallest leaders and former Prime Minister, will be laid to rest will full state honours at the Smriti Sthal on Friday at 4 pm.

Vajpayee’s last rites to be held at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal at 4pm.

RIP Atal Bihari Vajpayee LIVE: PM Modi, others pay final tributes to former PM at BJP HQ

Top Political Leaders Pay Their Last Respects to Vajpayee

From President Ram Nath Kovind to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, top political leaders across the spectrum paid their last respects to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal.

(Photo: ANI)
(Photo: ANI)
Last salute accorded to the former prime minister by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Last salute accorded to the former prime minister by President Ram Nath Kovind.
(Photo: ANI)

PM Modi Pays Last Respects to Vajpayee at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal

Prime minister Narendra Modi paid his last respects to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at New Delhi’s Smriti Sthal.

Army Chief, Navy Chief and Air Chief Pay Last Tributes to Vajpayee

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa paid their last tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal in Delhi.

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Mortal Remains of Vajpayee Brought to Delhi’s Smriti Sthal

Mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee have been brought to Delhi’s Smriti Sthal for last rites.

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Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi at Smriti Sthal

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi have arrived at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Aug 17, 20181:00 pm (IST)

Before the non-BJP parties could zero in on a consensus alternative choice, the then President Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma appointed Vajpayee as the PM and asked him to prove his majority on the floor of the House. | READ: Narasimha Rao Passed on a Chit to Vajpayee During His Swearing-in. Here’s Why

Before the non-BJP parties could zero in on a consensus alternative choice, the then President Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma appointed Vajpayee as the PM and asked him to prove his majority on the floor of the House.

 

 

Aug 17, 201812:55 pm (IST)

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister have condoled the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian prime minister played a vital role in ensuring stability of the island nation. Vajpayee, one of India’s most charismatic leaders and inspirational orators, died yesterday at the age of 93 in New Delhi. Sri Lanka is sending Minister of Highways and Higher Education Lakshman Kiriella to represent the country at Vajpayee’s funeral in New Delhi

 

 

Aug 17, 201812:44 pm (IST)

The cremation of veteran BJP leader and three time prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will take place at Smriti Sthal near Rajghat in Delhi on Friday. Though born on Christmas day at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to submerge the ashes of the veteran leader in all the holy rivers of the state. It bears noting that Vajpayee’s ancestral home is at Bateshwar in Agra district of UP. He completed his MA in Political Science from Kanpur University. Also, the first time Vajpayee was elected to parliament was from Balrampur constituency in UP. He thereafter won many times from Lucknow as well.

  

 

 

Aug 17, 201812:31 pm (IST)

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrives in Delhi, he will attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

 @ 20:34: Odisha Government has declared state holiday tomorrow as a mark of respect on the passing away of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Other states to declare holiday include Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh. Half Day holiday for central government offices in India has also been announced by Central Government.

 

 

Live Update @ 20:20: Indian National Flag would fly at half mast for the next seven days. Schools and colleges as well as government offices to remain shut in Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh. Half Day holiday for central government offices in India. Check updates below.

Live Update @ 20:05: There is no formal confirmation as yet for holiday in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra or Tamil Nadu as yet. Please note, irrespective, all central officer and CPSUs across India would be closed for half day tomorrow. Schools and colleges would remain closed in Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand as well as in Delhi.

Live Update @ 20:05: State mourning for seven days till 22 August has been declared by Central Government. A State Funeral would be accorded to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal, New Delhi. For the occasion, a Half day holiday in the afternoon of  day of funeral in all Central government offices and CPSUs across the country, and Delhi government offices in NCT of Delhi have been announced.

Live Updates: @ 20:01: Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar has also declared holiday in Haryana as a mark of respect. Also, all central offices would remain closed tomorrow for half day during the funeral.

Live Updates: @ 19:52: State Holiday has been announced in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh as a mark of respect for Atal Bihar Vajpayee. more updates awaited.

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia has announced a statewide holiday. In his tweet, he confirmed that schools and Colleges, as well as Government Offices in Delhi, would remain closed tomorrow as a mark of respect. Central Government has also declared a State Mourning for 7 days from August 16 to August 22. During the period of mourning, the National Flag would fly at half mast.

+18.10 pm: This is a very sad moment for us that Atal ji is no more. Shortly his mortal remains will be taken to his residence where people can pay tribute to him: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

+17.45 pm: Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Shri Atal  BihariVajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity&eloquence put him in a league of his own. Atalji, the Gentle Giant,will be missed by one & all: President Kovind (File pic)

+17.37 pm: Former Prime Minister & Bharat Ratna #AtalBihariVaajpayee passes away in AIIMS. He was 93.

+17.23 pm: Jyotiraditya Scindia to fly to Delhi in evening: Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has cancelled his Guna tour in view of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health. Scindia will be flying to Delhi from Bhopal on Thursday evening.

+16.55 pm: Chhattisgarh and the entire nation is praying for him. We pray to the God to make him healthy soon & bless him with a long life: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

+16.50 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Deputy CM Sushil Modi and Bihar Minister Nand Kishore Yadav arrive at AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) where former PM #AtalBihariVaajpayee is admitted. He is on life support system.

+ 16.00 pm: As the health of former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee deteriorates, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik got emotional as he recalled his days working with the former

+ 16.25 pm: People in India & outside are praying for him. Entire country loves him. Present generation of politicians draws inspiration from him. The manner in which he maintained dignity in the Parliament is exemplary: Ashok Tandon, the then advisor to former PM

+ 16.15 pm: Delhi: Social activist Kailash Satyarthi arrives at AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) where former PM #AtalBihariVaajpayee is admitted. He is on life support system.

+ 15.40 pm: Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrives at AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) where former PM #AtalBihariVaajpayee is admitted. He is on life support system.

+15. 32 pm: Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah leaves from AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) where former PM #AtalBihariVaajpayee is admitted. He is on life support system.

 

Some reports are coming that Farooq Abdullah visited the Vajpayee in AIIMS, says ‘he is a leader who only wanted peace’. You all should know that Ram Vilas Paswan and Uma Bharti visited AIIMS and his health is quite serious.

Reports are coming that the PM Narendra Modi already visited twice and shared his deep condolence with this all issue.