It was a sad day for India as well as the world. India’s former president Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at 9:00 PM. Kalam, aged 83, was delivering a speech at IIM Shillong and suddenly collapsed. He was taken to Bethany hospital where doctors confirmed his demise.
The news of his sad departure shocked the world. Social media is remembering this visionary who was also known as the father of India’s missile technology. Twitter and Facebook are flooded with condolences and tributes for this larger than the life personality. Dignitaries such as PM Modi and HM Rajnath Singh also paid their tribute to this great man via Twitter.
His absence will be felt forever and this noble man will always be in our hearts for his simplicity, elegance and true spirit. May God rest him in peace.
– APJ Abdul Kalam Passes Away
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