Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at Shillong on Monday. He collasped at a function in Indian Institute of Management Shillong duering a lecture. He was rushed to the ICU of Bethani Hospital where he was declared dead. He was 83. Condolence from variuosusection of people and leaders are pouring in.
Deeply saddened at the sudden demise of the former president of India Dr. APAJ Abdul Kalam. He was an inspiration to an entire generation.
— Rajnath Singh (@BJPRajnathSingh) July 27, 2015
Death of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam is a great loss to the country. He was a common men's President and an icon of the young generation...
RIP #APJ Abdul Kalam. You were a true Rashtrapati, who touched the hearts of every Indian. We will miss you, sir.
— Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) July 27, 2015