Will miss my closest friend for 65 years immensely: L K Advani

Vastavam web: LK Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness over the death of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.Advani described the former prime minister as one of the country’s tallest statesmen and his closest friend for over 65 years whom he will miss immensely.Vajpayee’s captivating leadership qualities, mesmerising oratory, soaring patriotism and above all, his sterling humane qualities like compassion, humility and his remarkable ability to win over adversaries despite ideological differences have all had a profound effect on him, Advani said in his condolence message.

Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness. “Atalji will be remembered as the pioneer of the first ever stable non-Congress coalition government at the Centre and I had the privilege of working as his deputy for six years.The deputy prime minister in the Vajpayee government said he will miss him immensely.