New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday condoled the sudden demise of A.P.J Abdul Kalam saying that the former president had won the hearts and minds of the nation with his warmth and wisdom.
“Deeply saddened at passing away of Dr. Abdul Kalam, won over the hearts & minds of a nation with his warmth & wisdom,” said Rahul.
Kalam, 84, passed away in Shillong earlier today after he was admitted to a hospital in the city.
The former president collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management. He was in a critical condition and had been admitted to the city’s Bethany Hospital.
Kalam served as the 11th President on India from 2002 to 2007. (ANI)