The demise of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam triggered a wave of mourning over the entire nation. The social media portals like Facebook and Twitter flooded with the condolences and tributes in the form of sharing memories, images, quotes and poetry. The great Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, popularly known as “Missile Man” or “People’s President”. He passed away during a lecture at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong on July 27, 2015, eve. The former President collapsed of pain and was rushed to hospital immediately. At the hospital he was declared to be brought dead after the efforts of revival the news was made official. Since then, the entire nation is under the state of shock and sadness. Here are the tweets by famous personalities coming from every section of society such as politics, bollywood and sports: Also Read - CBSE & ICSE Board Exams 2021: Top 7 Things to do For Preparation |Watch Video
PM Narendra Modi posted a series of Tweets at the demise of APJ Abdul Kalam saying “India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President & above all an inspiring individual. RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.” “Dr. Kalam…my mind is filled with so many memories, so many interactions with him. Always marvelled at his intellect, learnt so much from him.” “Dr. Kalam enjoyed being with people; people & youngsters adored him. He loved students & spent his final moments among them.” Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: Tips to Cope Up With Stress For Children And Parents | Watch Video
“A man who ‘ignited minds’, gladdened hearts & steered our Nation to glory. With profound grief my shraddhanjali to Dr. Kalam” Smriti Irani. Also Read - Telangana Schools to Reopen for Classes 6 and 8 After Nearly 11 Months
“When ur heart says you should meet someone, don’t delay. i always wanted to meet Kalam saab and i should have made the effort . my loss ” Salman Khan.
“So sad to know about d passing away of Dr. Abdul Kalam. It is a loss not only for India but for d entire world. Such greatness is a rarity” Anupam Kher.
“What a sad day this has been #RIPKalam #GurdaspurAttack” Sania Mirza.
“We will miss u deeply Mr. Abdul Kalam sir a great person …..RIP” Saina Nehwal.
The last rites of Kalam are going to take place with military honours at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, which is his home town on July 30, 2015. The home ministry in a statement confirmed that APJ Kalam would be accorded a state funeral and the last rites would take place at 11 a.m. on July 30.
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