The Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee left this world for his heavenly abode on August 16, 2018. Not just India but the entire world mourned the stalwart politician’s demise. The former PM breathed his last at 5.05 pm. He was admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi for past 9 weeks. It was in the last 36 hours that his health deteriorated.
The nation mourned this immense loss and condolence messages flooded the social media. World leaders, Bollywood celebrities and other dignitaries expressed their grief over his demise.
Power star of Bhojpuri cinema, Pawan Singh who also a brilliant singer paid tribute to the former PM by dedicating a heartfelt song to him. The song titled ‘Lauta Dena Ae Mere Ram’ shows a collage of pictures taken from the time when politicians paid their last respects to the former PM.
The song has garnered over 3,565,130 views so far. It was uploaded on YouTube by Wave Music on August 20, 2018.
Several politicians and dignitaries expressed grief and extended their condolences to the family and friends. Vajpayee was the 10th prime minister of India and will be cremated with full state honour. The mortal remains of the former prime minister were taken to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters and the funeral procession started from Smriti Sthal at 1.30 pm.
He led the National Democratic Alliance government from 1998 to 2004 and was the first-ever member of the BJP to become India’s Prime Minister.