RAMESWARAM: Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away on July 27 was laid to rest on today in his hometown Rameswaram with full military honours and amid more than 1 lakh people. 

The mortal remains of the renowned scientist were taken from his ancestral house to the local mosque ahead of the funeral.

Over a lakh people of all age groups gathered at the island town to pay respect to the last rites of Dr. Kalam. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and a several otherr dignitaries, including chief ministers of some states attended the funeral of the ‘Missile Man’.