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.

On this special occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted…