Hyderabad: Both houses of the Andhra Pradesh legislature on Monday paid rich tributes to former president of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died last month.
Members in both the assembly and legislative council observed two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the late leader after legislators paid rich tributes, recalling his services to the nation.
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu moved a resolution, condoling the death of Kalam. He announced that the proposed Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Ongole will be named after the former president.