Former president APJ Abdul Kalam collapsed during a lecture in Shillong on Monday and was rushed to hospital. Doctors confirmed that Abdul Kalam passed away at 7.45 pm today.
An IIM-S spokesperson said Kalam, who was President from 2002-2007, was in Shillong to attend a course on Liveable Planet Earth
Meghalaya Governor V Shanmughanathan and chief secretary P B O Warjri visited the hospital where Kalam has been admitted.
Entire nation is mourning over the death of the most respect and the best president of India APJ Abdul Kalam.