Gwalior , Madhya Pradesh , India
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018) was an Indian politician and Former Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, for a period of eleven months from 1998 to 1999, and then for a full term from 1999 to 2004.Vajpayee was a member of the Indian Parliament for over four decades, having been elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house, ten times, and twice to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house. Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the Member of Parliament for Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh until 2009 when he retired from active politics due to health concerns.May his soul rest in peace.
Kolkata , West Bengal , India
Somnath Chatterjee (25 July 1929 - 13 Augut 2018), Former Lok Sabha Speaker and veteran communist leader, passed away today at the age of 89. Mr. Somnath Chatterjee was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009.Somnath Chatterjee was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) from 1968 to 2008. In 1996, Mr. Chatterjee won the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award.May his soul rest in peace.
Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
Muthuvel Karunanidhi, Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on August 7 after prolonged illness. He was 94. The end came at 6.10 p.m., hours after the Kauvery Hospital announced that he was "extremely critical" and "unstable". Mr. Karunanidhi was under treatment at the hospital after his health suffered a setback to his health past midnight on July 28 at his Gopalapuram residence.Mr. Karunanidhi was born on June 3, 1924, at Thirukuvalai, now in Nagapattinam district (then in the composite Tanjore district) and did his schooling in nearby Tiruvarur. His father Muthuvel was a nadhaswaram player and his mother Anjugam, a housewife.May his soul rest in peace.ஓய்வுக்கே ஓய்வளித்தவர்.. விடை பெற்றுச் சென்றார் ஓய்வறியா உதயசூரியன் கருணாநிதி!
Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding. Sridevi worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films before entering Hindi films. She started acting in the late 1960s, She was honored with Padma Shri award by Government of India.