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PM Modi, President Murmu pays tribute on Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 98th birth anniversary

President Droupadi Murmu, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his memorial 'Sadaiv Atal' on his 98th birth anniversary on Sunday. 25th December also celebrated as Good Governance day.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: On the 98th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, many veteran leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have paid tribute at his memorial ‘Sadaiv Atal’ on his 98th birth anniversary on Sunday. At the same time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is celebrating the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day.

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Before heading to the memorial, PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and said, “Tributes to Atal Ji on his Jayanti. His contribution to India is indelible. His leadership and vision motivate millions of people.”

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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on December 25, 1924, in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Born to a poet father, Vajpayee later became a poet himself. He also did his masters in political science from Kanpur.

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Vajpayee was one of the most influential leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, his persona, poetry and politics were not limited to just India but were known across the world.

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