In pics: Narendra Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee's special moments
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India's Anmol Ratan
Expressing sadness on demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PM Modi said that with Vajpayee's death, India has lost an 'Anmol Ratna'. PM Modi said the BJP patriarch lived for the nation and served it assiduously for decades. "Atal Ji was a 'Jan Nayak', an extraordinary orator, journalist, statesman and more than anything a true son of India," he said on his blog.