End of an Era – Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

‘Missile man’ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam passes away after cardiac arrest

Dr APJ Abdul KalamĀ died of a massive cardiac arrest on the evening of 27 July 2015 after he collapsed while delivering a lecture on ‘Livable Planet‘ at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.

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Government of India declared a seven-day state mourning as a mark of respect to the former President.

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(Sketch Art of Artist AP Shreethar)

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and leaders cutting across party lines condoled the demise of the former President.