Mangaluru, Aug 17, 2018: The city district unit of the BJP organised a function at the party office here on August 16 to pay rich tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on Thursday.
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLAs D Vedavyas Kamath, Dr Y Bharath Shetty, former MLA N Yogish Bhat, former MLC Capt Ganesh Karnik and several BJP leaders participated in the programme.
Offering rich tributes to late Vajpayee, Nalin Kumar Kateel described the former prime minister as a towering personality who considered service to the motherland as his utmost responsibility. His life and his ideals are a model to everyone, he said.
Former MLA Yogish Bhat also recalled the contributions of Vajpayee to the nation and how he was a leader who always believed in taking firm decisions.