SHILLONG: Former President A P J Abdul Kalam passed away, he was admitted to a hospital following sudden illness.
Kalam (84) took ill at a function here and was rushed to the hospital, M Kharkrang, SP Khasi Hills, said.
The former President collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management here at around 6.30pm and was taken to the hospital.
Meghalaya Governor V Shanmughanathan and Chief Secretary P B O Warjri visited Bethany hospital where Kalam has been admitted.
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