New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday condoled the sad demises of former Prime Minister and senior BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
“I am deeply grieved by the sad demise of Vajpayee ji. India has lost one of the tallest leaders. He was love by the people of India and of course by the people of Odisha as well. May his soul rest in peace,” said Patnaik while speaking to the newsmen here today.
Patnaik also shared a video made with different photos taken during Vajpayee’s visits to Odisha.
I am deeply grieved by the sad demise of former PM, Shri #AtalBihariVajpayee. He was one of the tallest leaders of the country. He was much loved by the people of India and more so by the people of #Odisha. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/C6oPOzbzUo
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) August 16, 2018
Vajpayee, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, with a kidney infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output on June 11, died this evening. He was 93.