Wed, Jul 29, 2015, 12:39 AM
Former president and Bharat Ratna Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam has passed away in Shillong on Monday evening after he collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in the Meghalaya capital. Former President was known for his great humanitarian personality and down to earth nature. He has begun his life a newspaper boy and subsequently climbed up the success ladder. Senior journalist N Ram, IIM professor Anil Gupta and Columnist Swapan Dasgupta have paid homage to APJ Abdul kalam.