Former president Abdul Kalam critical, hospitalised in Shillong
Former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam has been admitted to a hospital in Shillong in critical condition on Monday.
Shillong: Former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam has been admitted to a hospital in Shillong in a critical condition on Monday.
As per media reports, Kalam suddenly fell ill during a function at the Indian Institute of Management situated near the capital of Meghalaya.
The 84-year-old India's much-loved former president is said to have collapsed on the dais.
He was immediately rushed to Bethani Hospital in Shillong. The Meghalaya government has constituted a team of doctors to monitor Kalam's situation.
The Indian Army has also rushed a team of doctors to the hospital, reports added.
Earlier in the day, Kalam had tweeted:
Going to Shillong.. to take course on Livable Planet earth at iim. With @srijanpalsingh and Sharma.
— APJ Abdul Kalam (@APJAbdulKalam) July 27, 2015
More details are awaited.