- Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday recollected the previous president APJ Abdul Kalam on his 90th birth commemoration.
- October 15 is seen as World Students’ Day to pay tribute to Kalam to recognize his endeavours towards schooling and understudies.
Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday recollected the previous president APJ Abdul Kalam on his 90th birth commemoration, and he will consistently rouse individuals in India. “Recognitions for previous president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ji, known as the ‘Rocket Man’, on his introduction to the world commemoration.
He devoted his life to making India solid, prosperous and competent. He will consistently stay a wellspring of motivation for individuals of the country,” Modi said in a tweet in Hindi.
Kalam, who was the eleventh leader of India and served from 2002 to 2007, is known as the “Rocket Man of India” for his part in improving the country’s rocket programs.
Kalam, an aviation researcher, came to be lovingly called “Individuals’ President” and is credited with opening the entryways of Rashtrapati Bhavan to everybody.
Kalam worked with India’s two significant examination associations—the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Indian Space Research Organization (Isro).
He was granted India’s most noteworthy non-military personnel honour, the Bharat Ratna, for his shows in science and governmental issues. He was likewise regarded with the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan for his work as the logical counsel to the public authority of India.
October 15 is likewise seen as World Students’ Day to pay tribute to Kalam to recognize his endeavours towards schooling and understudies.
The United Nations proclaimed October 15 as World Students’ Day in 2010, and the world body settled on a topic to check the recognition of the day consistently.
During the current year’s World Students’ day, the topic is “Learning for individuals, planet, success and harmony”. It expects to reaffirm the job of schooling as a central right of everybody across the globe.
On July 27, 2015, Kalam kicked the bucket while conveying a talk at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong.