Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Passes Away : Former President of India Dies at 84. ormer President APJ Abdul Kalam has died in Shillong, the Quint has been confirmed. He collapsed while delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong.
Dr. John Sailo, CEO, Bethany Hospital confirmed to The Shillong Quint phone that Dr. Kalam was brought dead to the hospital. Speaking to The Quint, David Sailo, Director General of Bethany hospital said he was taken to the hospital at 19:00 pulseless or any other sign of life, and that efforts were made to revive him. At 7:45 pm, Dr. Kalam was pronounced dead, she said. When asked what the cause of death was said, “As to the cause of death, hard to say, but it may have been a cardiac event” Thequint
On Facebook, Patricia Mukhim, Editor of The Shillong Times posted on Facebook:
FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA, DR APJ ABDUL KALAM COLLAPSES DURING A LECTURE AT IIM SHILLONG. REPORTEDLY BROUGHT DEAD TO BETHANY HOSPITAL. DR KALAM HAS BEEN A GUEST FACULTY AT IIM SHILLONG FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS! A LIFE WELL LED BY EXAMPLE. A GREAT, DEDICATED TEACHER UNTIL THE VERY END! NO SALUTE WILL BE ENOUGH FOR THIS GREAT SON OF MOTHER INDIA.
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