"I'm speechless, I feel a great void": PM Modi mourns passing away of #Atalji
Source :NewsBharati Date :16-Aug-2018
New Delhi, August 16: Expressing that he is feeling a great void, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the passing of BJP patriarch Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Calling it the "end of an era" he said the "exemplary leadership" of Vajpayee had "set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century".
Modi said that the "futuristic policies" of the three-time Prime Minister had "touched the lives of each and every citizen of India".
The PM opined that it was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century. “His futuristic policies across various sectors touched the lives of each and every citizen of India”, he added.
His initial tweet, a deeply emotional one in Hindi, read, "I'm speechless, I feel a great void".
Atal ji's PM Modi said in another tweet, was a "personal and irreplaceable loss" him. "I have countless fond memories with him. He was an inspiration to Karyakartas like me. I will particularly remember his sharp intellect and outstanding wit," read another tweet by the Prime Minister.
PM Modi had visited the 93-year-old leader five times since his admission in Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on June 11.