New Delhi, July 28: The funeral of late former President A P J Abdul Kalam will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place in Tamil Nadu, on July 30 with full military honours. (Read:  Sporting legends Milkha Singh, Balbir Singh Sr pay tributes to A P J Abdul Kalam) Also Read - 4 Feet Tall 'Grand Bell' Weighing 613 Kg For Ram Mandir Arrives in Ayodhya From Rameswaram

Home Ministry sources said Kalam would be given a state funeral and the last rites would be held at 11 AM on Thursday. The funeral will be held in Rameswaram in accordance with the wishes of the family of Kalam, whose elder brother Muthu Mohammed Meeran Marakkair (99) is said to have insisted that the last rites be held there. Earlier, the indications were that the funeral would be held in Rameswaram tomorrow. Also Read - 2 People Arrested After They Were Caught Killing Crows & Selling Their Meat to Chicken Stalls

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