Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains reach Rameswaram (Video) Also Read - UPSEE Counselling 2020: Revised Schedule For Round 2 Released At upsee.nic.in, Check Details Here

The mortal remains of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam have arrived at his hometown Rameswaram from New Delhi. Dr Kalam passed away on July 27, 2015, after a cardiac arrest at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong. His funeral will be held tomorrow (Thursday, July 30) in Rameswaram at 11 am IST. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the last rites of the former president of India. Also Read - World Students’ Day 2020: Know the History, Importance and Inspirational Quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Dr Kalam’s body was flown in to Madurai in a special aircraft from Palam airport, New Delhi, post send-off from the three forces. The plane reached Madurai and then the late President’s mortal remains were flown into Rameswaram this afternoon by a helicopter. Those present were Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain. Also Read - 4 Feet Tall 'Grand Bell' Weighing 613 Kg For Ram Mandir Arrives in Ayodhya From Rameswaram

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