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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.

Former president Abdul Kalam critical, hospitalised in Shillong
APJ Abdul Kalam hospitalised in Shillong

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:

More details are awaited.