Move over Bollywood personalities Anushka Sharma and Frahan Akhtar’s goof ups on getting the name of late former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Because in a major slip of tongue, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Raman Singh offered his heartfelt condolences to the Prime Minster Narendra Modi instead of Dr. Kalam. The video captures Raman Singh making this big faux pas while speaking to the media persons to give rise to a fresh controversy. Also Read: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam cremation ceremony LIVE News Updates: Kalam to be laid to rest in Rameshwaram at 11 am.
In an extremely shocking mistake committed at such a level, Raman Singh who astonishingly took the name of his own party, BJP leader Narendra Modi’s name in front of the media. Singh said, “I express my condolences on the death of respected Modi ji” while addressing the media. So far, there have been no comments from Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.
After the death of APJ Abdul Kalam, Chhattisgarh CM had announced of including the biography of the Missile Man in the academic curriculum. The country is mourning the loss of APJ Abdul Kalam after the 83-year-old passed away on Monday, July 27. He suffered from a major cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the IIM Shillong.
Dr. Kalam’s body was flown to his Delhi residence where President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi had received his body at the Palam airport. His body was later shifted to his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday while on Thursday he will be cremated amidst the large followers. PM Narendra Modi will also be present during the last rites.