The members of assembly and legislative council observed 2 minute silence as a mark of respect. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said, Abdul Kalam is the true role model for everyone in the country especially for youth. He said Kalam’s life is truly inspiring for people, born in a poor family to become a extraordinary man and occupy the highest position in the country.
Opposition leader Jagan said, Kalam is a great son of India. Kalam worked as a newspaper delivery boy to become a top scientist.