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APJ Abdul Kalam laid to rest with full state honours at Rameswaram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will be among those attending the last rites.

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Rameswaram: People participate in the funeral procession of former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)

PM Narendra Modi pays respect to the People's President. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

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Rameswaram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam during his funeral ceremony at the Pei Karumbu ground, in Rameswaram on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Bhopal: BJP leaders and workers paying tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam during a condolence meeting at Madhya Pradesh BJP Headquarter in Bhopal on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Rameswaram: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's elder brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker pays his last respects to him in Rameswaram on Wednesday. (Source: PTI Photo)

APJ Abdul Kalam was laid to rest with full state honours. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

The pit where APJ Abdul Kalam's body was laid. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

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Coimbatore: People paying floral tribute to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam, in Coimbatore on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Madurai: People paying floral tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Madurai on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Rameswaram: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's elder brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker pays his last respects to him in Rameswaram on Wednesday. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Guwahati: Children paying floral tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at LGBI Airport at Guwahati on Tuesday. (Source: PTI Photo)

The Nation paid farewell to the People's President with full State honours. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar pays tribute to Abdul Kalam. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam starts his last journey from his house in Rameswaram. (Source: Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan)

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To pay fitting tribute to the Missile Man, Kalam's body is taken to the burial ground on board a replica of missile launcher. (Source: Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan)

People waiting in a long queue to pay their respects to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at public view ground in Rameswaram. (Source: AP)

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Army personnel arrived at House of Kalam to receive Kalam's body from his family members. (Source: Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan)

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Police have set up tight security details to ensure a peaceful procession. (Source: Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan)

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Neighbours of House of Kalam awaits to get the last glimpse of Abdul Kalam. (Source: Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan)

The crowd at APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral. (Source: Sitanshu Kar/Twitter)

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Rameswaram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam during his funeral ceremony at the Pei Karumbu ground, in Rameswaram on Thursday. (Source: PTI Photo)