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India mourns the death of its beloved president APJ Abdul Kalam

New Delhi: Condolence messages are pouring in from all corners for the late former president APJ Abdul Kalam. From political leaders to Bollywood stars to scientist community, everyone is mourning the death of India's one

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 28, 2015 14:30 IST ]
india mourns the death of its beloved president apj abdul
india mourns the death of its beloved president apj abdul kalam

New Delhi: Condolence messages are pouring in from all corners for the late former president APJ Abdul Kalam. From political leaders to Bollywood stars to scientist community, everyone is mourning the death of India's one of the most loved president.

 Here we have compiled a few quotes from some eminent Indian personalities:

He was a Bharat Ratna and people's President. Dr Kalam was immensely popular and greatly admired: President Pranab Mukherjee

India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President & above all an inspiring individual. Dr.Kalam..my mind is filled with so many memories & interactions with him. Always marvelled at his intellect, learnt so much from him: PM Modi

He told us that first & foremost he's a teacher, said the time he spent in teaching was the best time of his life. Dr. Kalam was People's President; common man could relate to him, it's a big loss to nation: ARVIND KEJRIWAL

Express deepest condolences at sudden demise of one of India's iconic leaders and former President, Dr.Abdul Kalam: Sonia Gandhi

Dr. Kalam was a man of impeccable character, indomitable spirit, profound knowledge and firm conviction: Home Minister's tweet

Dr. Kalam was a great personality,was not only known as President of India but as People's President: KIREN RIJIJU

Dr. Kalam ne Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan ki shuruat ki, meri ichha hai ki ye abhiyan ab unke naam se judaa rhe: HRD MINISTER SMRITI IRANI

He wanted to strengthen country frm all angles,nt only in field of defense but in education,agriculture as per his vision 2020: former PM HD DEVE GOWDA

I worked very closely with Dr. Kalam as PM and I greatly benefitted from his advice as Pres of our country: Former PM Manmohan Singh

He spoke about diversity of Bihar & how there should be inclusive development of the state.We interacted with him all the time: Nitish Kumar

Deeply saddened at passing away of Dr Abdul Kalam, won over the hearts & minds of a nation with his warmth & wisdom-Rahul Gandhi

Abdul Kalam ji ka jaana hamare liye kabhi jo bhar kar nahi nikal sakti aisi kshati hai: Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis

I always believe that he along with Dr.KR Narayanan redefined the office of the President. It is a great loss to the country. We all know that he was so popular and loved: Ashutosh, AAP on APJ Abdul Kalam

On my party's behalf, I pay him my humblest condolences: Ram Vilas Paswan on APJ Abdul Kalam

The sudden death of Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam has shocked the entire nation. Dr. Kalam is a great son of this country, his death is an irreparable loss to the country and people: Venkaiah Naidu

Irreparable loss to the country,we've never come across such simple,honest& dedicated President of India: Tarun Gogoi

Dr. Kalam was the simplest human being I have ever known. His simplicity was the greatest quality he had, bigger you get simpler you become, he was like that, Dr. Kalam even passed away while talking to children, god must have blessed him: Bharat Ratna C.N.R. Rao.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam contributed in dev of rocket technology, We remember him as a person who is extremely knowledgeable, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a person of both spiritual values & scientific approach: ISRO Chief Kiran Kumar

Dr Kalam once told me that he learnt about true service  from Gandhiji.- Mahesh Bhatt

So sad to hear about the Gurdaspur terror attack & now the news of Dr. Kalam's demise. May Allah bring peace upon all.- Shahrukh Khan

Extremely sad day for all Indians .. APJ ABDUL KALAM passed away .What a source of inspiration he was- Shankar Mahadevan

Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of one of the most inspirational Indians of our time, former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. RIP.- Farhan Akhtar

In recent times no Indian has been loved and respected as he. He was all and more an Indian should be. Deeply saddened. #APJAbdulKalam - Boman Irani

A sad day ,my ex president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam is no more. A man who made India what it is , a superpower.I deeply loved and respected you sir- John Abhram

Dr. Kalam, when you became the President, you gave the word 'hope' a new meaning for  Indians... Today, we have... - AR Rahman

Sir, APJ Abdul Kalam star always shine. #RIP -Govinda

A people's president who ignited minds across the world. RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. @APJAbdulKalam- Sridevi

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