Delhi: Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, passed away Monday evening in the capital of Meghalaya. He was flown to New Delhi this morning. Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri, Governor V Shanmughanathan, Director General of Civil Defence and Home Guards RK Sharma accompanied Dr Kalam’s body.
A special Indian Air Force helicopter to Guwahati airport and from there the Former Presidents body was flown to New Delhi on Indian Air Force aircraft C-130.
The political leaders accross the spectrum paid huge tribute to Doctor along with the President Pranad Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, describing him as “People’s President”, “Marg Dharshak” and an “Inspirational Leader” to the man who dedicated his whole life to the nation.
Seven-day national mourning has been declared by both the houses of the Parliament to make obituary reference and adjourn as a mark of respect in memory of the “People’s President”.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.- Quote by Doctor APJ Abdul Kalam.