UN Pays Tribute To Atal Bihari Vajpayee


New Delhi: The United Nations took to twitter to pay condolences to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on August 16.

In memory of India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

“A genuinely democratic framework enables us to respect alternative points of view
to value diversity & to fashion solutions responsive to the aspiration of the
people” – at the UNGA in 2002. #AtalBihariVajpayee”

Former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at the age
of 93.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the All India Institute of Medical
Sciences (AIIMS) in the evening to enquire about the condition of the ailing former
PM. He was admitted in AIIMS on June 11 for kidney and urinary tract infection. He
was also suffering from low urine output. His condition had worsened in the last 24

Apart from the PM, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP national president Amit Shah also visited AIIMS.

Vajpayee was a diabetic patient and has only one kidney working. In 2009, he suffered a stroke which made his cognitive abilities weak. Soon after this, he developed dementia.

Vajpayee moved away from public life and restricted himself to his home ever since his health worsened considerably.