The Quint’s post on Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s political journey, As President, Kalam Fielded Controversies with Panache, went viral with nearly 30.5k Facebook shares. Written by senior journalist Kay Benedict, the piece also attracted many comments from readers who paid their heartfelt tributes to Dr Kalam.
Remembering Dr Kalam as an ‘inspirational leader’ and a ‘great person’, readers mourned one of India’s most beloved Presidents. Here are some of the comments we got on The Quint’s Facebook page:
Tributes and condolences continued to pour in on social media for Dr Kalam, who had earned the sobriquet of ‘People’s President’.
Deeply saddened by Dr Kalam’s demise, people paid their heartfelt homage to the departed soul, even praying for his ‘reincarnation.’