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Indian Cricketers and BCCI pay rich tributes to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President, top scientist, Bharat Ratna…. These are just some of the titles that come before the name of APJ Abdul Kalam who died today in Shillong, collapsing in the middle of what he loved doing most — talking to students. In this case, the students of the Indian Institute of Management. He was 83.

Former Indian captain Anil Kumble tweeted that Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s death is a huge loss for the nation! 

Sachin Tendulkar said that Dr. Abdul Kalam was an inspiration to all and a terrific human being! 

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman tweeted that Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a great visionary and one of the humble persons he has met! 

Young cricketer KL Rahul also payed his homage to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

The Board of Control for Cricket in India also payed their homage to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Former Indian cricketer and a well known cricket commentator Sanjay Manjrekar quoted a famous saying of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Harsha Bhogle tweeted that Dr. APJ was not just a leader but a cult hero. 

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli tweeted APJ Abdul Kalam was a role model for many and a person with an indomitable spirit! 

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