In Pics: The last journey of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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The country is mourning the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
. The body of former PM Vajpayee was brought to the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg around 11 am on Friday.
Vajpayee, a stalwart of the BJP, passed away on Thursday after battling a prolonged illness at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was 93.
Top political leaders across political parties paid their last respects to the former Prime Minister. Among the key leaders who paid their tributes were President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
, Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Minister Sushma Swaraj, Murli Manohar Joshi and BJP President Amit Shah.