President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several leaders paid floral tribute to former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary.
The ceremony was held at Sataiv Atal in the national capital.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankha also homage to the former PM on his death anniversary.
Other prominent leaders who paid tributes include Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, former President Ram Nath Kovind, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla,and BJP national president JP Nadda.
Atal Bihar Vajpayee was the former Prime Minister of India and was elected to the position twice in 1996 and 1999. A member of the Bhartiya Janta Party, Vajpayee had joined the Quit India Movement in 1942 as a student leader. He was awarded India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 2015 on his birthday.
His birthday, December 25, was also declared as Good Governance Day by the Narendra Modi government. He was the first non-congress political leader who became the Prime Minister of India. He passed away on August 16, 2018.