Parliament adjourned for two days as mark of respect for Kalam

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Both the Houses of Parliament will be adjourned on Tuesday and Wednesday as a mark of respect to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong yesterday.

Union Human Resources Minister Smriti Irani had earlier in the day announced the renaming of the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan after Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam.

The former president collapsed on Monday while delivering 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)

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