Bharat Ratna, Poet-Politician Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes away

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away today, 16 August 2018, at the age of 93.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician who thrice served as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, then for a period of eleven months from 1998 to 1999, and finally, for a full term from 1999 to 2004. He was conferred India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in 2015.

As a mark of respect to the noble soul of Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Chief Minister of Assam has announced a state holiday tomorrow 17.8.2018 for all educational institutions. AdtU will remain closed tomorrow.

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