Live Updates : APJ Abdul kalam Dead Body Reached in Palam, Delhi Airport. Guwahati: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the Palam airport in Delhi a bit after noon today. A guard of honor of the three services was held at the airport. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the three service chiefs were Also present at the airport.
Dr. Kalam’s funeral will be held tomorrow in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, where he was born.
The government has declared seven days of national mourning as a sign of respect for the known and loved all over the country as the “people’s president” man. ndtv
The former president died after a massive heart attack while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong, Meghalaya, yesterday afternoon. he was 83. His body was taken this morning at Guwahati in Assam where he was taken to Delhi. Both houses of Parliament adjourned today as a mark of respect for the popular president. The government has said that the body of Dr. Kalam will be considered Delhi residence at 10, Rajaji Marg, where people can pay tribute this afternoon.