A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Biography
|Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Biography|
In 1958 AD, Kalam was appointed as the Senior Scientific Assistant in the Technical Center in D.D. & P. From 1963 to 1982, Kalam worked in various positions in the Space Research Committee.
On the auspicious occasion of Republic Day of 1981, Dr. Kalam was honored with ‘Padma Bhushan’.
In 1990 AD, he was awarded ‘Padma Vibhushan’ and ‘Bharat Ratna’, India’s highest civilian honor in 1997 by the Government of India.
On July 25, 2002, Dr. Kalam took oath as the President of India. Kalam is famous as the ‘Missile Man’.
On the evening of Monday, July 27, 2015, Dr. Kalam died due to a heart attack in Shillong, capital of Meghalaya.
They were giving a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management that suddenly they became unconscious.
The last rites of former President Dr. Kalam were carried out in the Rameswaram Nagar of Tamil Nadu on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 11 am with full military honors.
Dr. Abdul Kalam was a great scientist as well as a serious thinker and a good man.
Kalam, who had a special interest in child education, was also fond of playing Veena. Staying away from politics, Kalam occupies the highest peak of politics.