Punjab Cabinet pays tributes to Vajpayee

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Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday observed a two-minute silence as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on August 16 in New Delhi.

Remembering him as a true statesman, a gentleman politician, a great scholar and an eminent poet, the Cabinet paid glowing tributes to Vajpayee, remembering his contribution to the country’s overall growth.

The Cabinet said the outstanding services rendered by Atal as a leader of the masses, an able administrator and a great visionary would always be remembered by the people of the country.

–IANS

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