Watch always jovial former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dancing with Narendra Modi at a program

At 5:05 pm today the 10th Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away he was 93-years-old. He is the only man to become Prime Minister of India for 3 times. Today we found a rare video from the archives where we can see the former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dancing with present PM Narendra Modi at a programme.

Vajpayee can be seen wearing a white kurta and dhoti with a Rajasthani Turban on his head, his face is filled with colour and is surrounded with dancers and singers wearing traditional Rajasthani clothes, some of the female dancers can also be seen holding dance while they dance with Vajpayee. Instruments like dhol, can be heard on the background.

In the other video Vajpayee can be seen dancing with PM Narendra Modi while holding his hand.

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of India’s most charismatic leaders who led the nation through several crises and held together a tenuous coalition with his inclusive politics. Vajpayee, a bachelor, is survived by his adopted daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya.

His death was announced by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital where he was admitted June 11 with a variety of ailments.

“It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Former Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, at 05:05 PM,” the AIIMS said in a statement.

It said his condition was stable for the last nine weeks, but “unfortunately, his condition deteriorated over the last 36 hours and he was put on life support systems.” “Despite the best of efforts, we have lost him today. We join the Nation in deeply mourning this great loss,” said the statement by Dr (Prof) Aarti Vij.

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