Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 89th start anniversary saying that his life journey gives strength to thousands and thousands.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister shared a video of his laudatory references to Dr Kalam in previous.
“Tributes to Dr Kalam on his Jayanti. India can never forget his indelible contribution towards national development, be it as a scientist and as the President of India. His life journey gives strength to millions,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
The Prime Minister stated that Dr Kalam is an ideal instance of an individual who can attain anyplace.
“Dr Kalam is a perfect example of what a person can do in his life. He is an example of how a person can adjust his life according to the requirement. He was a simple man but he was a man of exceptional qualities. Dr Kalam used to say ‘the purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise. Enlighten human beings can be created by teachers.’ We have seen him from closed quarters. He used to love children. It was his passion,” the Prime Minister stated.
“Once, someone asked him, how do you want to be remembered, Dr Kalam replied that he wants to remember as a teacher if people want to remember him. On the second day of finishing his office term as President of Indian, he went to Chennai and started teaching to students. He left this world while sharing his thoughts with students. He always searched for new talents,” PM Modi added.
From being the individuals’s President to spearheading the event of probably the most important Indian missiles, late President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has contributed to the event of the nation in several spheres.
As an aerospace scientist, Kalam labored with India’s two main area analysis organisations – Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
For his work within the stream of science and politics, the eleventh President was additionally awarded India’s highest civilian honour or the Bharat Ratna. He additionally earned the sobriquet ‘Missile Man of India’ for his function within the growth of India’s missile programmes.
Kalam breathed his final on July 27, 2015, whereas delivering a lecture on the Indian Institute of Management Shillong when he collapsed and died from a cardiac arrest.
Five years after his demise, his contributions are nonetheless remembered as a few of the greatest scientific and technological developments within the nation.