Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93; leaders, celebs and fans mourn his death
Former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, breathed his last on August 16, 2018 at the age of 93. He was admitted to AIIMS Hospital in Delhi on June 11 and he was stable in the last nine weeks. However, in the last 36 hours, his health started to deteriorate, after which he was put on life support systems. Earlier in the day, several BJP leaders including PM Narendra Modi, Modi, LK Advani, Amit Shah and others visited the hospital. People all over the country were praying for his recovery. Unfortunately, Vajpayee passed away at 5:05 pm.
He was reportedly suffering from kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion.
His death is considered as an end of an era in Indian politics and many noted names have expressed their grief on Twitter.
May his soul rest in peace.