On his fourth death anniversary, the nation fondly remembers its 11th President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. He was an aerospace scientist who served as India’s President from 2002 to 2007 and was famous as ‘People’s President. He made remarkable contribution to the country in the field of aeronautics, which earned him the title of ‘Missile Man of India’. He was intimately involved with DRDO and ISRO, which saw his creditable achievement as India’s space programme.
He played a crucial role in the Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998.
Even after four years after his demise, Dr Kalam to continues to inspire people of all ages with equal zeal.
He died of cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong at the age of 83 on this day.
Many political leaders fondly remembered the ‘People’s President today in their tweets.
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) July 27, 2019
https://twitter.com/capt_amarinder/status/1154953747765878784?s=20Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Government of India.,
Dharmendra Pradhan remembered Dr Kalam as a great scientist and one with ‘intellect and simplicity.’
Remembering former President, a great scientist and the #MissileMan of India, Dr. #APJAbdulKalam ji on his death anniversary. A man of great intellect and simplicity, he was loved and respected by millions and continues to inspire scientific minds across the world. pic.twitter.com/Tk5eiGfpzE
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 27, 2019
ChiefMof Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot too remembered India’s 11th President fondly and wrote.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) July 27, 2019