Tributes Paid To Abdul Kalam On 88th Birth Anniversary
Rameswaram (TN): The Indian Missile Man and former President A P J Abdul Kalam was remembered on his 88th birth anniversary. The late scientist’s family and the district administration paid tributes at his memorial here.
Ramanathapuram district collector K Veera Raghava Rao paid floral tributes at the memorial while Kalam’s relatives led by his elder brother Muthu Muhammad Meera Maraikkayar held special prayers.
School children also paid floral tributes and took a pledge to follow Kalam’s ideals.
The leader’s memorial at Pekarumbu was dazzling with electrical lights and floral arrangements, as there was a steady stream of visitors including school children who paid homage to the former president.
An American Indian Association, as part of honouring the late leader’s services, presented a prize for Global Peace, which was handed over to Maraikkayar.
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tribute to the former President at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi.
President Kovind paid floral tributes to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan pic.twitter.com/1FWoUEbMMh
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 15, 2019
On this special occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted…
डॉ. एपीजे अब्दुल कलाम जी को उनकी जयंती पर विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि। उन्होंने 21वीं सदी के सक्षम और समर्थ भारत का सपना देखा और इस दिशा में अपना विशिष्ट योगदान दिया। उनका आदर्श जीवन देशवासियों को सदैव प्रेरित करता रहेगा।
India salutes Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Ji on his Jayanti. pic.twitter.com/PPgPrkqQRG
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 15, 2019