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Today India is mourning the death of the Missile Man, who inspired the lives of many. He was a man of dignity, knowledge and courage and the whole world salutes him. Here are pictures of nationwide tributes for him.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh paying his last respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

People take part in a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Moradabad.

Members observe silence in the Lok Sabha to pay tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in New Delhi.

School children pay tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at their school campus in Chennai.

School children in tears as they light candles to pay tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at their school campus in Chennai.

Students paying tribute to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Mumbai.

Students paying tribute to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam at a school in Chikmagalur.

Kalam with world leaders and famous men

File photo of former president APJ Abdul Kalam with US President Barack Obama in New Delhi in Jan 2015.

File photo of former president APJ Abdul Kalam with Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in New Delhi in Nov 2012.

File photo of former president APJ Abdul Kalam with U.S. President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush in New Delhi 2006.

File photo of former president APJ Abdul Kalam with J&K; Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in Uri in June 2003.

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