PM Narendra Modi condoles former president A.P.J. Abdu Kalam’s death

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying he was shocked and didn’t have words to say.

“In this great shocking situation, I have no words to say…,” he said.

Kalam, who was India’s president from 2002 to 2007, died in a Shillong hospital on Monday evening. He was delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong when he suddenly collapsed, officials said.

Doctors said Kalam suffered cardiac arrest.