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This video of Atal Bihari Vajpayee lifting a child awardee is making people smile

In a video doing rounds online, the leader is seen lifting a little kid in his arms during the 2003 National Bravery Award ceremony. Vajpayee, who was the then prime minister shared a sweet moment with one of the awardees and now the video is making everyone emotional.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 16, 2018 8:29:22 pm
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a three-time former prime minister of India, passed away Thursday. His demise was mourned across the political spectrum, and citizens of India. A great orator and poet, the veteran BJP leader was admired by all, and now an adorable video from the past is reminding people why he was so popular.

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In a video shared by news agency ANI, the leader is seen lifting a little child during the 2003 National Bravery Award ceremony. Vajpayee, who was then the prime minister, and the child are seen smiling away during the incident.

Watch the video here:

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to the video:

Vajpayee, who was awarded the Bharat Ratna, breathed his last at AIIMS in Delhi, where he was admitted for the last nine weeks.

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