Former Indian PM Vajpayee passes away

New Delhi, Aug 16 (INP): Former prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday here at the age of 93, Indian media report.

According to media reports, the former Indian prime minister was suffering from chronic kidney disease since a long time.

He was under treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences since June.

During Vajpayee’s last days, Indian PM Narendra Modi and other leaders also visited him at the hospital and inquired about his health.