Prime Minister Modi drove straight to Vajpayee' residence after landing at the Delhi airport tonight.
"Visited Atalji at his residence and conveyed birthday greetings to him," he tweeted.
Visited Atal ji at his residence and conveyed birthday greetings to him.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 25, 2015
Prime Minister Modi hailed Mr Vajpayee as a leader who distinguished himself in every role.
"Birthday greetings to our beloved Atalji. We salute this great personality who provided exceptional leadership to India at a crucial time," the PM had tweeted earlier in the day.