Sachin Tendulkar pays last respect to APJ Abdul Kalam

Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was among a host of dignitaries, who paid homage to late former President APJ Abdul Kalam at his residence here on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Jul 28, 2015, 16:46 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar pays last respect to APJ Abdul Kalam

New Delhi: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was among a host of dignitaries, who paid homage to late former President APJ Abdul Kalam at his residence here on Tuesday.

Kalam, aged 83, passed away yesterday in Shillong where he had gone to deliver a lecture to IIM students.

Kalam's mortal remains were flown in here and have been kept at his Rajaji Marg residence where political bigwigs and commoners paid their last respects to the departed soul.

"The nation mourns the loss of a great person. Former President of India, a renowned scientist, an inspiration to all, a terrific human being..RIP Abdul Kalam," Tendulkar had tweeted.