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Leaders condole the death of People's President

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July 28, 2015 00:08


n as a mark of respect to his memory. Leaders cutting across the political spectrum paid glowing tributes to Kalam with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi describing him as a "people's President" and an "inspirational leader" who dedicated his entire life to the nation.

The Union Cabinet will meet in New Delhi tomorrow to condole Kalam's death and adopt a resolution hailing his services to the nation.A seven-day national mourning will be declared by the Centre, Union Home Secretary L C Goyal said.

Both the Houses of Parliament are likely to make obituary references and adjourn as a mark of respect to his memory.

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