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Cheteshwar Pujara: ‘He has been an inspiration for the entire country’ Getty Images

Chennai: Paying homage to former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away following a cardiac arrest, Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said he has read quite a few inspirational books written by him with ‘Vision 2020 Missions’ being one of his favourites. “I have read his (Dr Kalam’s) books starting from Vision 2020. I have admired him a lot. The kind of vast knowledge that he has shared with the entire country. He has been an inspirational person for entire country. “Just wanted to say that we will be missing him. I pray to Almighty that his soul rests in peace,” Pujara paid his tribute while answering a question on Kalam, here today. READ: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam touched everyone with his simplicity: Sourav Ganguly

Yesterday, Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh also took to social networking site twitter to pay their condolences.