Remembrance of Former President Of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 6th Death Anniversary | “Missile Man of India”| The Day when every Indian cried “27th July 2015”

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Previous President APJ Abdul Kalam died on this day in 2015. Kalam, an aerospace scientist by profession, was named as 11th President of India, from 2002 to 2007.

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was brought up in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. He finished tutoring from Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram. He was a Physics graduate from Saint Joseph’s College. Then, at that point he sought after aerospace designing at Madras Institute of Technology.

APJ Abdul Kalam
APJ Abdul Kalam

In his professional journey, he was for quite some time related with Isro and DRDO. His most important works incorporate the improvement of the Indian ballistic missile and dispatch vehicle innovation, that procured him the sobriquet ‘Missile man of India.’ He assumed a focal part in one of India’s most significant nuclear tests, Pokhran-II. For his work in science and politics, he was granted ‘Bharat Ratna’, India’s most elevated non military personnel honor.

Dr Kalam worked together with cardiologist Dr B.Soma Raju for advancement of India’s first coronary stent. The stent was named Kalam-Raju-Stent and was created in 1994. It prompted decrease in costs of imported coronary stents in India by more than 50%. The redesigned variants of this stent are currently accessible in the market.

APJ getting awarded by national space security
APJ getting awarded by national space security

Since the time Dr Kalam dropped of the Madras Institute of Technology, where he had some expertise in Aeronautical Engineering, he had been related with flight. He was profoundly engaged with nation’s Light Combat Aircraft and furthermore turned into the first Indian Head of State to fly a military aircraft.

APJ succeeded KR Narayanan in 2002 as the President of India. In the Presidential political race, he crushed Lakshmi Sahgal.

In the wake of taking over as the President, Kalam arranged that he would hold 500,000 one on one gatherings with youngsters during his stretch. He was otherwise called the People’s President. He was prevailed by Pratibha Patil, who was India’s first woman President.

He composed a few books, including the popular Wings of Fire. He was awarded with Padma Bhushan in 1990 and Bharat Ratna in 1997.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here