Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam dies at age 83
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Yesterday, former Indian presidentdied at the age of 83 after collapsing at about 6:30 p.m. (0000 today ) while delivering a speech about Livable Planet Earth at the , in , . Abdul Kalam was taken to Bethany Hospital's and was declared dead about an hour and a half later.
Some army doctors were sent from. According to doctors at Bethany Hospital, Kalam was dead by 7 p.m. but they waited for the arrival of Meghalaya chief minister , about an hour later, before announcing the death.
, home secretary, said the Indian government will declare a seven day national mourning for Kalam. Home minister , "He was an inspiration to an entire generation."
Kalam's presidential term completed in July 2007.
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