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Bihar to name college after Kalam

IANS  |  Patna 

on Tuesday said the Kishanganj Agriculture College will be named after former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

"The government has decided to rename the college as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Agriculture College," told the media.

said Kalam was always concerned about Bihar's development, especially the rural areas. "was close to Kalam's heart."

Before leaving for Delhi to pay respect to Kalam, who passed away on Monday evening in Shillong, Nitish Kumar said and its people had high regards for him.

Most Bihar schools were closed on Tuesday as a mark of respect to Kalam, an official said.

First Published: Tue, July 28 2015. 14:52 IST