Shillong: Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was on Monday admitted to a private hospital here in Meghalaya in a critical condition.
Kalam collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong while delivering a lecture to the students of the B-school.
"The former president was brought almost dead to our hospital. He is in a critical condition. We are trying to revive the patient," John Sailo Ryntathiang, director of Bethany Hospital, told IANS.
"He is in the Intensive Care Unit. We are examining him. We suspect that it could be cardiac arrest," Sailo said.