Former president and Bharat Ratna recipient APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing during a lecture in Shillong. The Centre has declared a national mourning of seven days in memory of Kalam throughout the country. Parliament will adjourn on Tuesday after paying homage to the visionary. He died doing what he believed in. His last tweet shall always stand witness to that:

From RIP Kalam , RIP APJ , APJ Abdul Kalam , Shillong , Rest In Peace , President , Dr Kalam , Former President , #APJAbdulKalam to #MissileMan , Twitter was abuzz with tweets expressing sorrow.

Bollywood stars took to Twitter to express their grief:

Political leaders too paid homage:

Some need to learn to choose their battles wisely:

Twitter celebs had the loveliest things to say:

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