Photos: Atal Bihari Vajpayee consigned to flames at Smriti Sthal

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India’s high and mighty on Friday paid their last respects to the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away aged 93 on August 16., 2018.

<p>Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi.

<p>Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi.

<p>Vajpayee’s kin mourns as he is cremated at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi, on Friday. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Vajpayee’s kin mourns as he is cremated at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi, on Friday.

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<p>Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi.

<p>Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former prime minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal in Delhi.

<p>The Tricolour used to wrap the mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee handed over to his kin </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The Tricolour used to wrap the mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee handed over to his kin

<p>The last rites of Atal Bihari Vajpayee underway at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The last rites of Atal Bihari Vajpayee underway at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi.

<p>A 21 gun salute accorded to Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

A 21 gun salute accorded to Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal.

<p>The last salute accorded to former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The last salute accorded to former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal

<p>Preparations underway at Smriti Sthal for the funeral </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Preparations underway at Smriti Sthal for the funeral

<p>Former prime minister Manmohan Singh at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee.

<p>Preparations being made at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Preparations being made at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee.

<p>Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Smriti Sthal for the funeral of Vajpayee.

<p>Mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee brought to Smriti Sthal for the funeral. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Mortal remains of Atal Bihari Vajpayee brought to Smriti Sthal for the funeral.

<p>The procession carrying mortal remains of Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The procession carrying mortal remains of Vajpayee at Smriti Sthal.

<p>The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for the funeral. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The mortal remains of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal for the funeral.

<p>Rose petals on the road during the funeral procession of Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Rose petals on the road during the funeral procession of Vajpayee.

<p>People gathered during the funeral procession of former Prime Minister Ata Bihari Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

People gathered during the funeral procession of former Prime Minister Ata Bihari Vajpayee.

<p>PM Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, and other leaders are present in the procession. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

PM Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, and other leaders are present in the procession.

<p>India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inside the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inside the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters.

<p>The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last respects in New Delhi. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last respects in New Delhi.

<p>A woman and a child watch as a man waits with a wreath to offer his respects to former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee outside Bharatiya Janata Party. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

A woman and a child watch as a man waits with a wreath to offer his respects to former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee outside Bharatiya Janata Party.

<p>The body of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The body of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

<p>Prime minister Narendra Modi paying last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Prime minister Narendra Modi paying last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>BJP president Amit Shah paying tribute to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

BJP president Amit Shah paying tribute to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>The commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu extending tributes to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu extending tributes to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>The procession carrying the mortal remains of Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The procession carrying the mortal remains of Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath paying last respects to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath paying last respects to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav paying homage to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav paying homage to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>Former deputy prime minister L.K Advani paying tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former deputy prime minister L.K Advani paying tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>Chhatisgarh chief minister Raman Singh paying tribute to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Chhatisgarh chief minister Raman Singh paying tribute to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters..

<p>Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis paying last respects to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis paying last respects to Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters.

<p>President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, visited Vajpayee’s residence in Delhi to pay his last respects to him. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, visited Vajpayee’s residence in Delhi to pay his last respects to him.

<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to Vajpayee.

<p>Former Congress president Sonia paying her last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former Congress president Sonia paying her last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

<p>Congress president Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Congress president Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to Vajpayee.

<p>Dr Manmohan Singh, former prime minister, pays tributes to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Dr Manmohan Singh, former prime minister, pays tributes to Vajpayee.

<p>Former deputy prime minister L K Advani at Vajpayee’s residence. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former deputy prime minister L K Advani at Vajpayee’s residence.

<p>Former President Pranab Mukherjee paying last respects to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former President Pranab Mukherjee paying last respects to Vajpayee.

<p>External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paying homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paying homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

<p>Congress leader Shulab Nabi Azad visited Vajpayee’s residence to pay tributes. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Congress leader Shulab Nabi Azad visited Vajpayee’s residence to pay tributes.

<p>Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot paying last respects to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot paying last respects to Vajpayee.

<p>Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia paying last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia paying last respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

<p>Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb paying homage to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb paying homage to Vajpayee.

<p>Home Minister Rajnath Singh paying tributes to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Home Minister Rajnath Singh paying tributes to Vajpayee.

<p>Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray flew to Delhi to pay homage to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray flew to Delhi to pay homage to Vajpayee.

<p>Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Mohan Bhagwat paying last respects to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Mohan Bhagwat paying last respects to Vajpayee.

<p>Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba paying tribute to Vajpayee at his residence. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba paying tribute to Vajpayee at his residence.

<p>Army chief General Bipin Rawat extending his last respects to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Army chief General Bipin Rawat extending his last respects to Vajpayee.

<p>National Security Advisor Ajit Doval paying tributes to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval paying tributes to Vajpayee.

<p>Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin reached Delhi to pay homage to Vajpayee. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin reached Delhi to pay homage to Vajpayee.

<p>Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at Vajpayee’s home to pay tribute to him. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at Vajpayee’s home to pay tribute to him.

<p>The procession carrying the mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee taken from his residence to the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The procession carrying the mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee taken from his residence to the BJP headquarters.

<p>The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee taken to the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee taken to the BJP headquarters.

<p>A huge crowd has gathered at the BJP headquarters. </p>
Vajpayee – a towering statesman

A huge crowd has gathered at the BJP headquarters.

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