‘Missile man’ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam passes away after cardiac arrest
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam 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.
Government of India declared a seven-day state mourning as a mark of respect to the former President.
(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.