Indian diaspora and institutions in the US have mourned the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The American India Foundation (AIF), said the organisation is deeply saddened to learn of the former Prime Minister Vajpayee’s passing away. The AIF said Vajpayee’s visionary thought was an inspiration to it and spurred the AIF to scale successful programmes in India.
The Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) USA expressed condolences on the death of Vajpayee, saying his passing is a huge loss to the nation.
In a statement, the organisation said Vajpayee’s unmatched poetry and oratory skills mesmerised one and all.
The OFBJP said the most defining moment for the country was Vajpayee’s bold decision to conduct nuclear tests at Pokhran.