Shimla, Aug 16 : Governor Kalraj Mishra while paying tributes on the first death anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee said that he was a great statesman, patriot and the true son of Bharat Mata.
He was such a charismatic personality on the Indian political scene who gained wide acceptance and respect beyond party lines.
The Governor said the unique style of oratory, adorable smile, articulate speech, writing and ability to take concrete decisions made Atal Ji a tall personality.
He was a patron of the country's high traditions, rich culture and mother tongue. The nation will always remember him for the services and valuable contributions rendered to the country.(UNI)