New Delhi, July 28: The CPI-M on Tuesday expressed “deep sorrow” over the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Also Read - Man Builds Special Robot to Take Care of Disabled Dog in Lucknow

“Kalam played a pivotal role in the development of India’s nuclear technology capabilities,” the Communist Party of India-Marxist said in a statement.”Kalam tirelessly worked among the youth of our country, particularly school students, urging them to develop a vision for creating a better India. (ALSO READ: Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam ) Also Read - Former West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Rushed To Hospital With Breathing Problems

“He had unassailable faith in our Indian youth scaling new heights of scientific and technological advances.”The CPI-M said that Kalam, as the president, “discharged his responsibilities in a dignified manner”.Kalam died on Monday in Shillong after collapsing during a lecture. Also Read - War of Words Breaks Out in Kerala Political Circle Over Naming of New RGCB Campus After Golwalkar