Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses grief over Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death, sent out heartfelt tweets after the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away. “I am speechless, I am in a vacuum, but my emotions overflow. Our beloved Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no more with us. He spent each moment of his life for the country. His passing is the end of an era.” Vajpayee served as Prime Minister of India thrice (1996, 1998 and 1999).