RIP Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Gun salute
17 Aug, 2018 17:00

As it is a State funeral, 21-gun salute sounded. 

Pyre lit
17 Aug, 2018 16:59

Vajpayee's daughter lights the pyre.

Daughter does last rites
17 Aug, 2018 16:56

Vajpayee's adopted daughter Namita Bhattacharya does the last rites.

Vajpayee body brought to pyre
17 Aug, 2018 16:45

Body is being brought to the funeral spot.

Body being shifted
17 Aug, 2018 16:35

Body being shifted to bamboo stretcher.

Last post
17 Aug, 2018 16:14

Last post being sounded for Vajpayee. President Ram Nath Kovind takes salute.

Foreign dignitaries
17 Aug, 2018 16:12

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives with foreign dignitaries to Smriti Sthal.

Modi lays wreath
17 Aug, 2018 16:12

Modi lays wreath one last time on body of Vajpayee.

Tributes at Smriti Sthal
17 Aug, 2018 16:01

Hearse enters Smriti Sthal, wreaths being placed by armed forces.

Crowds outside Smriti Sthal
17 Aug, 2018 15:42

Public have also gathered in strength at Smriti Sthal where the cremation is to take place.

Leaders converge
17 Aug, 2018 15:35

Political leaders, cutting across party lines, have gathered at Smriti Sthal ahead of the cremation.

Leaders converge
17 Aug, 2018 15:35

Political leaders, cutting across party lines, have gathered at Smriti Sthal ahead of the cremation.

Huge crowds
17 Aug, 2018 14:48

Massive crowds witnessed along the funeral procession route to Smriti Sthal. People are mostly busy clicking photos and taking selfies.

Modi, Shah on foot
17 Aug, 2018 14:47

PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah are following the gun carriage on foot.

Last journey begins
17 Aug, 2018 14:09

Vajpayee's body being taken to the cremation ground.

Last rites
17 Aug, 2018 13:32

BJP President Amit Shah pays his last respects to Vajpayee at the party office. PM Narendra Modi is also seen in the picture. Armed forces are also present.

Last rites
17 Aug, 2018 11:15

Vajpayee's body to be cremated at 4 pm at Vijay Ghat.

Journey to office
17 Aug, 2018 11:06

MDMK chief Vaiko condoles Vajpayee's demise. Vajpayee knew how to run an alliance government, says Vaiko.

Journey to office
17 Aug, 2018 11:01

DMK party members T R Baalu and A Raja pay their respects to Vajpayee.

Journey to office
17 Aug, 2018 11:00

Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav pay their respects to Vajpayee.

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