Sadanand Dhume | Times of India
As India mourns Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the national outpouring of grief may dwarf even the august office he once held. Over the past 50 years, no prime minister who died of natural causes has evoked as spontaneous and widespread a display of sorrow.
BY ASIA TIMES STAFF
The BJP stalwart was admitted to hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection and chest congestion and remained there until his death