Kerala Gov, CM, Oppn leader to attend APJ’s funeral

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015,19:38 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | A high-level delegation from Kerala including the Governor, the Chief Minister and the Opposition leader will attend the funeral of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam at Rameswaram, tomorrow.
Governor, Former Chief Justice P Sathasivam, Opposition Leader VS Achuthanandan, Minister for Water Resources P J Joseph and myself will attend the funeral, Chief Minster Oommen Chandy told the State Assembly today.
As the Assembly Session is continuing, Speaker N Sakthan would not able to join the delegation, he added.
Kerala’s plea to bring the mortal remains of Dr Kalam here to enable the public to pay tribute was rejected by the Centre due to technical reasons, he said.