Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Last rites at Smriti Sthal (Video)
17, Aug 2018, 4:14 PM IST
On Friday, August 17, the mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were taken to the Smriti Sthal, the place that was allotted for the cremation of all departed state leaders two years ago. All arrangements for the last rites had been completed before the body reached the cremation ground. Lakhs of admirers of the Statesman, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi braved the hot sun all the way to the ground.