Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam Died in Shillong
Former President of India Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam died today after Collapsing during a lecture in Shillong , He is 83 Years Old.
Abdul Kalam Reached Shillong via Guwahati today morning, He collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management- Shillong(IIM-S) around 6.30 Pm and rushed to the Bethany Hospital.
Doctors at the hospital said he was brought dead around 7 Pm. Doctors said “He had no pulse when he was admitted to the hospital. We can attribute his death to cardiac arrest”.
Bethany hospital authorities, however, refrained from confirming the death until Meghalaya governor V Shanmughanathan and chief secretary PBO Warjri visited the hospital around 8pm.
IIM-S officials said Abdul Kalam, who had tweeted in the morning about the function, showed no signs of illness after he reached the Meghalaya capital. “We had a packed house for the lecture on Liveable Planet Earth”.
The government will declare a seven-day national mourning, reported Press Trust of India, quoting Union Home Secretary LC Goel.
Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India, He was a very popular head of state between 2002 and 2007. He was also known as India’s missile man for ensuring the success of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP).
Quotes by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
1) If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
2 ) English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
3 )You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
4 )Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.
5 )Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
6 )Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
7 )We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
8 ) Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.