Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: Ratan Tata, Gautam Adani to Sunil Mittal, top business icons pay rich tribute

Aug 17, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

India Inc paid a glowing tribute to A B Vajpayee, describing the former PM as a 'great economic reformer'.


India Inc paid a glowing tribute to A B Vajpayee, describing the former PM as a 'great economic reformer'. Former PM Vajpayee died yesterday at the age of 93 in AIIMS, Delhi. Vajpayee's death was announced by the AIIMS where he was admitted on June 11. Mourning his death, India Inc icons paid rich tributes.   (Image: Reuters)


AB Vajpayee was a great leader with a great sense of compassion and humour, said Ratan Tata.   (Image: Reuters)


A guiding light for the nation....Vajpayee remained a strong proponent of industrial and economic development, said CII presiddent Rakesh Bharti Mittal.   (Image: Reuters)


An iconic leader on the world stage, Vajpayee led India with great wisdom, foresight and love, said Tata Group chief N Chandrasekaran.   (Image: Reuters)


Vajpayee was a great economic reformer, said Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Bharti Mittal. He added that PM Vajpayee was convinced that liberalisation would help India realize its economic potential.   (Image: Agencies)


Anand Mahindra remembered a leadership lesson that he got from Vajpayee. He said, "I learned from my interactions with him that one earns the affection of people through humanity and your humility."  (Image: Agencies)


Vajpayee was one of the most dynamic leaders who ushered in an era of reforms, said Ficci President Rashesh Shah.  (Image: Agencies)


Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said Vajpayee was a man of great vision and charisma.  (Image: Agencies)


Assocham President Sandeep Jajodia said Vajpayee's vision would remain an inspiration for next generations.  (Image: Agencies)


Vajpayee put the nation on fast track with initiatives like Golden Quadrilateral, the New Telecom Policy, said Apollo Hospitals chief Dr Prathap Reddy.  (Image: Agencies)


Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said Vajpayee will inspire the generations to come.  (Image: PTI)


Naveen Jindal said Vajpayee was a great leader and excellent statesman.  (Image: Reuters)


Vedanta's Anil Agarwal said India has lost a true son of the soil, who rose from a very humble background. An excellent orator, a mass leader, a fire power and a sensitive human being, Vajpayee was one of India's tallest leaders, he said.  (Image: Reuters)