"Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung expresses his deepest condolences at the passing away of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam," an official statement issued here said.
Kalam, who was India's president from 2002 to 2007, died in a Shillong hospital on Monday evening.
He was delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong when he suddenly collapsed, officials said. Doctors said Kalam suffered cardiac arrest.