Home HEADLINES Kalam’s body flown to Rameswaram from Delhi

Kalam’s body flown to Rameswaram from Delhi

0
SHARE

New Delhi, July 29:

The mortal remains of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam were on Wednesday flown from Delhi to be taken to his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

pic: zeenews.india.com
pic: zeenews.india.com

Several top leaders were present at the Palam airport, from where the body was flown out of Delhi in a C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

The body of India’s ‘Missile Man’ was brought in a gun carriage from his 10, Rajaji Marg residence.

According to Defence Ministry Spokesperson Sitanshu Kar, the mortal remains will be flown to Madurai, from where a helicopter of the Indian Air Force will take it to Rameswaram in the afternoon.

In Rameswaram, the body will be kept for people to pay homage till 7 p.m.

The cremation will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday. (IANS)