Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birth anniversary.
In a tweet, he said,’Humble tributes to our former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji on his birth anniversary. We will always remain deeply thankful towards his priceless contribution to our country.’
Vajpayee, a three time Prime Minister, a Hindi poet, journalist and a fierce orator, was on of the founders of the Jan Sangh and was its president from 1968 to 1973. He was also one of the founders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
He was born in Gwalior on December 25 ,1924. He passed away on August 18, 2018.