Chaos reigns as thousands throng Rajaji Marg for last glimpse of Dr Kalam

384844-kalamnew700NEW DELHI: The body of India’s favourite (former) president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening, was brought to Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. Kalam died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.
Here are the live updates: Nation pays homage to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: Watch Live Coverage 21:22 PM Terming A P J Abdul Kalam’s demise as an ‘irreparable loss’, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said the former president was a role model for all, including Muslims. images
Speaking at an interaction here, VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain said Kalam was a person beyond the boundaries of any religion. “But even if we consider him a Muslim, he is a role model for the Muslim society.
Their role models cannot be Ghazni, Aurangzeb, Jinnah or leaders like Owaisi or Azam Khan. If the Muslims of the country have to progress, then they should accept APJ Abdul Kalam as their role model who spent each moment of his life for the country and its progress,” Jain told reporters.

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