Published On: Aug 20, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an emotional tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the prayer meet organised for the former Prime Minister and senior BJP leader. PM Modi praised Vajpayee for carrying out nuclear tests in Pokhran and not buckling under international pressure following the tests. ‘Atalji spent several years in opposition, but he never compromised on his ideology’, said PM Modi. After PM Modi, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani also paid his tributes to Vajpayee at the prayer meet.