Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has announced seven day mourning on demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. All public offices and educational institutions to stay closed tomorrow with the tricolour at half-mast.
Vajpayjee ji had a large heart with a special corner for Odisha – love that was equally reciprocated by the people of Odisha. We will miss you Vajpayee ji.
It should be noted that Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted for the last nine weeks at AIIMS, Delhi, breathed his last at 5. 05 pm today. He was 93. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was thrice elected the prime minister between 1996 and 1999 and is the only non-Congress Prime Minister to complete the full term of five years, from 1999 to 2004. As his health deteriorated, he had slowly withdrawn himself from public life and was confined to his residence for years.