Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies | International | ABnews24

Wed, November 14, 2018
Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies
Dhaka, 17 August, Abnews: Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with neighbouring Pakistan, has died at the age of 93.
 
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where Vajpayee had been hospitalised for more than two months with a kidney infection and chest congestion, announced his death on Thursday.
 
One of India's longest-serving politicians, Vajpayee was elected nine times to the powerful Lok Sabha, or lower house of Parliament, and served as foreign minister from 1977 to 1980.
 
ABN/Adrian/Jasim/AD
  • Latest News
  • Most Viewed