She was one of the first people there. By afternoon, a line would stretch out behind her, across a sun-scorched field, through a patch of palms, around a bend and out of sight. She stared into the distance. Jaan, 60, had traveled over miles by train to reach Rameswaram as soon as she heard of the death of A. Abdul Kalam , a former president of India and the man credited with numerous scientific advances in the nation, including the development of nuclear weaponry.
Jump to navigation. Kalam's last rites will be performed at Rameswaram, his birth place on Wednesday. Kalam, who would have turned 84 in October, was confirmed dead more than two hours after he was wheeled into the ICU of Bethany hospital in a critical condition following the collapse at around 6. Arriving at the Indian Institute of Management around 5. He was admitted to the Bethany hospital at 7 pm, a km away from the institute. De said the hospital authority told him that Kalam died due to cardiac arrest.
July 30, is definitely going down as one of the landmark days in the history of India. It saw two the end of two lives but of wide contrast in every possible way. It was on this day that former President and renowned scientist Dr.
Newly constructed. The place is This site is off of the main road where the former president is buried in his home town, You can pay respect to him by visiting his burial site.