Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cremated With Full State Honours At Rashtriya Smriti Sthal

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  • Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full military honours at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where people turned out in tens of thousands to pay their final tributes.
  • Her daughter Namita Bhattacharya did the last rites.
  • Tricolour wrapped around mortal remains of #AtalBihariVajpayee handed over to his granddaughter Niharika.
  • Gun Salute Accorded to the Former Prime Minister.
  • Lalkrishna Advani, Venkaiya Naidu, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, The King Of Bhutan, Former president of Pakistan have paid floral tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • The last rites of Atal Bihari Vajpayee are to be conducted by his foster son in law Ranjan Kishore Bhattacharya at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal. Mr Bhattacharya, during the 13 day government in 1996, was his officer on special duty.
  • PM Modi along with BJP chief Amit Shah join the procession and walk along with the hearse carrying Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for funeral. PM Modi also takes part in the procession.
  • It was the speciality of Atal ji that he never let humanity be harmed due to the political & ideological differences. Such principle is needed in the country today: Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) General Secretary
  • 10,000-15,000 people are to be expected at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Three cabinet ministers in-charge of preparation. Diplomats from several countries to attend. Arrangements being made for over 20,000 people. Leaders from several parties across the country are also expected to be in attendance. A separate entrance will also allow general public to visit the spot. The body of Atal Bihari Vajpayee is expected to reach the ground for the last rites around 4 pm
  • The national flag flown at half-mast at the Rashtrapati Bhavan following the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.  A seven-day state mourning had been announced by the central government as a mark of respect to former prime minister.
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  • Amit Shah and Narendra Modi to lead the tribute ceremony.
  • The time was fixed at 1 pm  but reportedly it’ll be shifted to 2 pm.
  • At least lakh of people are standing outside of the headquarter to pay their tribute to Vajpayee.
  • As the mortal reached the BJP HQ a bit late so expectedly it would be late to leave a bit later.
  • Prime Minister Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah along with several other top leaders including Rajnath Singh pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.
  • The body of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been brought to the BJP headquarters in Delhi.
  • Huge crowd of people has joined the procession as the mortal remains of former Prime Minister #AtalBihariVajpayee are being taken from his residence to the BJP Headquarters. People are chanting ‘Atal Bihari amar rahe’ and ‘Vande Mataram’.
  • Gun carriage of Atal Bihari Vajpayee taken from his Krishna Marg residence to the BJP headquarters where Prime Minister Modi, Amit Shah among others are present.
  • The procession will go via Akbar Road- Mansingha Road- India Gate and Tilak Marg to reach BJP headquarter. Lakh people are standing both side of the road to see Vajpayee for the last time.
  • Body of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to BJP Headquarters. The three forces — Army, Navy and Air Force give him the last salute.
  • Last Journey of former PM begins from Krishna Menon Marg with full state honour.
  • PM Narendra Modi arrives at BJP Headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg where Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s body will be brought shortly. Amit Shah among other leaders also present at the party headquarters.
  • Shortly Vajpayee’s body will be taken to BJP Headquarter which is not so far from Krishna Menon Marg.
  • Javed Akhtar & Shabana Azmi arrive at former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s residence to pay last respects. Javed Akhtar says,’very rare that a politician is respected across party lines. People with different ideology have also come as they love him because he used to love all’ Delhi.
  • Army Chief Bipin Rawat and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lamba pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister @ncbn pays tribute to former Prime Minister AtalBihariVajpayee at his residence in Delhi.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s body remain at the residence from 7:30- 8:30 am on Friday morning. BJP President has Amit Shah took the responsibility to organise the entire process with full respect.
  • Preparations underway at the residence of former PM #AtalBihariVajpayee, where his mortal remains will be brought shortly.
  • The mortal remains of former PM will be kept at the BJP headquarters in Delhi tomorrow for last tributes.
  • Union cabinet meet at 6.30pm to pass resolution on national morning for Vajpayee.
  • Vajpayee’s Mortal to reach his residence at 7:30 pm.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passed away at 5:05 pm At AIIMS.
  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has arrived in Indira Gandhi international Airport on Thursday afternoon and heading towards AIIMS.
  • Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy chief minister Sushil Modi have also reached Delhi’s AIIMS where former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted and is reportedly critical. Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh has also reached Delhi to visit the ailing leader.
  • Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh also reaches Delhi to visit former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajapyee at AIIMS as the leader continues to be critical.
  • Vajpayee ji is in the hospital and we pray for him: Congress President Rahul Gandhi at ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao Sammelan’ in Delhi.
  • All the political leaders makes beeline at AIIMS.
  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is visiting Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS today, said she had cancelled her work. “I got chance to work with him. He is a statesman like figure. We supported him when his govt was falling. His pattern of work was different & not like present politics,” CM Banerjee said.
  • Medical bulletin at 2:30pm.
  • Security beefed up at Vajpayee’s residence, all BJP leaders rush to AIIMS. Medical bulletin anytime.
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan also reached AIIMS to meet BJP veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Union ministers Ram Vilas Paswan and Uma Bharti had also reached AIIMS hospital to check on Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • A fresh medical bulletin from the AIIMS on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health condition is expected anytime.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at AIIMS. He is being accompanied by BJP party president Amit Shah. This is the PM’s second visit to the hospital. PM Modi had also visited AIIMS on Wednesday evening to inquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health. The health condition of Vajpayee continues to remain critical.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Critical, PM Modi At AIIMS, Medical Bulletin Soon. Prayer across the nation for Atal ji’s recovery.
  • Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has arrived at AIIMS to inquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health. Politicians have thronged to AIIMS over mounting concerns about Vajpayee’s fragile health condition.
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik says, “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.”
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah hailed Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a leader who ‘wanted to make the country strong’. “We all should pray for his recovery. We should not forget that he is a leader who wanted to make the country strong.
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah hailed Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a leader who ‘wanted to make the country strong’. “We all should pray for his recovery. We should not forget that he is a leader who wanted to make the country strong.Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has reached AIIMS to meet former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In its latest medical update, AIIMS had said that Vajpayee’s condition remains critical and he continues to be on life support.
  • PM Modi Visits 2nd Time At AIIMS
  • BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Rajiv Pratap Rudy also reached AIIMS to visit Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • India is praying for Vajpayee with ‘havans’ being conducted in his hometown Gwalior and Lucknow, the constituency he represented.
  • Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition continues to remain the same. He is critical and on life support systems: AIIMS statement
  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived at AIIMS to visit Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also rushed to AIIMS to meet the ailing former prime minister.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi may pay a second visit to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in as many days as his mentor and former PM continues to be on life supports at AIIMS. Since morning Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, BJP chief Amit Shah and other Union ministers have been visiting the hospital. The next one hour is said to be “crucial”. The medical bulletin is likely to be issued after PM Modi’s visit.
  • Senior BJP leader LK Advani has reached AIIMS to visit Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Advani served as the deputy prime minister in Vajpayee’s government from 2002 to 20014. The two have a long political association and considered to be each other’s trusted aides.
  • In view of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s sensitive health, an event scheduled for August 20 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to launch a book on Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu’s one year in office has been postponed. Besides ruling and opposition leaders, former prime ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda were also scheduled to attend the event.
  • Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrives at All India Institute of Medical Sciences where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • AIIMS director shortly to brief PMO on Vajpayee’s health condition. AIIMS director will brief the Prime Minister’s Office about the health condition of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Doctors at AIIMS are presently monitoring Vajpayee in ICU and the next one hour is said to be crucial.
  • Ram Vilas Paswan, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Prakash Javadekar also reach AIIMS to visit Former Prime Minister.
  • BJP President Amit Shah arrives at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted. Vajpayee’s condition is critical and he is on life support system.
  • Vajpayee has only one functional kidney, and is now under critical condition
  • Students of Government Ayurvedic College pray for health of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who is admitted at AIIMS and is in critical condition.
  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi to visit AIIMS where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted.
  • Leaders across the country reaches AIIMS to visit the stalwart leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.Several leaders tweeted for his speedy recovery.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Health Latest Updates: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to travel to Delhi later on Thursday, will visit AIIMS where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted.
  • Dharmendra Pradhan, JP Nadda, Shahnawaz Hussain reach AIIMS to visit the former prime minister
  • Omar Abdullah tweets: At a time when the who’s who of Delhi is making a beeline for #AIIMS spare a thought for Vajpayee Sahib’s family who probably want nothing more than to left alone with their prayers & their thoughts yet have to deal with a steady stream of visitors.

  • A team of doctors from the nephrology, gastroenterology, pulmonology and cardiology departments is looking after the former Prime Minister, as per sources.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh leaves All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted. Vajpayee’s condition is critical & he is on life support system, reports news agency ANI.
  • Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey arrives at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is admitted. Vajpayee’s condition is critical & he is on life support system,  reports news agency ANI.
  • BJP has cancelled all party meetings on Thursday in view of Vajpayee’s deteriorating health.
  • PM Modi reached the hospital at around 7.15 pm and spent about 50 minutes there. This was PM Modi’s fourth visit to Mr Vajpayee in AIIMS since he has been admitted.
  • Statement by AIIMS: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been admitted for the last 9 weeks at AIIMS. Unfortunately his condition has worsened over the last 24 hours. His condition is critical and he is on life support system.

New Delhi: As per the latest bulletin by the AIIMS, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition has worsened.

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