The Missile Man Left Us Forever Leaving Indelible Imprints A.P.J. Abdul KalamNergal Scott
Ex President Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam collapsed and passed away on 27-7-2015 , Monday , While he was delivering lecture to the Students of IIM (Indian Institute of Management), he was reported dead after he was admitted to Bethany hospital , Shillong.
David Sailo , managing director of Bethany hospital said he was brought to the hospital at 7 pm without a pulse or any sign of life . The actual cause of death is not clearly mentioned , though it is taken as cardiac failure by the doctors.
Dr Abdul kalam’s body will be taken back to delhi on Tuesday. Dr Abdul kalam has been a guest faculty at IIM Shillong for last couple of years. Dr Kalam 84, arrived IIM Shillong at 6 pm to delever lecture to the post graduate students of the institute, he reached shilling by road from Guwahati, he was supposed to addressed the students till 10 pm of the same day and also on Tuesday from 10 to 12.30 pm .
In 2012 while he attended the 14th convocation function of IIT Guwahati, Kalam told the students that he wanted to see a silent Brahmaputra emerging into a smart waterway in the country. He told the students that it is his dream to make Brahmaputra the most vibrant waterway in the country. He added ” My dream is to see Brahmaputra become a smart waterway in the country”.
Paying a special tribute to Dr Kalam later in the evening , Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said , my mind is filled with so many memories, so many interactions with him, Always marvelLed at his intellect,learnt so much from him.
It is reported as 7 day national mourning will be celebrated.