Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: Today is the death anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam popular as India’s ‘missile man’. Today, in the year 2015, he said goodbye to the world. He belonged to a very simple background and by being connected with land and roots, he had made his special place in the hearts of people as ‘President of the people’.
Dr. Kalam became a source of inspiration among all sections of the society and especially the youth, while being the head of the state, he opened the doors of Rashtrapati Bhavan to the common people where children were his special guests. But no one thought that in the last moments when he would give lectures to children, he would say goodbye to the world.
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This was the Last Moment
He died 5 years ago on 27 July in Shillong, Meghalaya. Here he went to deliver the lecture. Kalam spent his last few hours in a way that is memorable. His last wish, his last words, all tell us how much he thought for the country. Abdul Kalam, a famous scientist who gave a flight to India’s ‘Agni’ missile, was lecturing at IIM Shillong when he suffered a heart attack. He was rushed to the hospital, but doctors could not do anything. Kalam, 83, had left the world.
Avul Pakir Zainulabuddin Abdul Kalam, the son of a fisherman, took over as the 11th President of the country on 18 July 2002 and was seen as a figure who was able to heal the wounds of the communal riots in Gujarat a few months earlier. Could help. The first haired President of the country, Kalam’s hairstyle was unique in itself and did not fit the definition of a common Indian of a President but he was one of the most respected people of the country who made his incredible contribution as a scientist and a President. Served the country by giving.
Please tell, from 1992 to 1999, Kalam was also the Defense Advisor to the Defense Minister. During this time, the Vajpayee government also conducted nuclear tests for the second time in Pokhran and India joined the countries making nuclear weapons. Kalam gave Vision 2020. Under this, Kalam gave special thinking to make India state-of-the-art by 2020 through the advancement in science. Kalam was also the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government of India.
Honored with Many Awards
Kalam was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1981 and then the Padma Vibhushan in 1990 and the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honor in 1997. Kalam was the only third President of the country who was awarded the Bharat Ratna before his appointment to the highest post of India. Before him, this honor was given to Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Zakir Hussain.