Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'missile man' who came to be known as 'People's President' died on Monday after suffering a heart arrest during a lecture at IIM Shillong on Monday evening. Here he is seen standing inside of the place where Socrates was imprisoned, at the foot of the Acropolis hill in Athens, 27 April, 2007. Reuters
Defence advisor to the then Prime Minister of India A B Vajpayee, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (C), Babulal Marandi (R), then Chief Minister of Jharkhand, and Samresh Singh (2nd L), then state Science and Technology Minister, celebrate 03 July 2001 after laying the foundation stone of the Science and Technology library in the campus of the state Administrative Training Institute in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Kalam had said on the day that US sanctions against India in the wake of the Pokhran nuclear test in 1999 have not affected the country's nuclear program. AFP
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam contemplates the words of an unseen speaker during an Education Summit in New Delhi, 14 May 2007. AFP
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, talks with school students at Rashtrapati Bhavan, presidential palace, on the eve of India's Republic Day, 25 January, 2007. AFP
Then Indian President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, addressing the nation on the eve of Republic Day, 25 January, 2007. AFP
Former Indian President, APJ Abdul Kalam gestures during his visit to the LD Institute of Indology in Ahmedabad on November 11, 2011. AFP
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Updated Date: Jul 27, 2015 23:10:17 IST