"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.

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

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