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Avul pakir jainulabdeen abdul kalam father Jainulabdeen was a boat owner and imam of a local mosque;  his mother Ashiamma was a housewife.
Their business had involved trading groceries between the mainland and the island and to and from Sri Lankaas well as ferrying pilgrims between the mainland and Pamban. As a result, the family acquired the title of "Mara Kalam Iyakkivar" wooden boat steererswhich over the years became shortened to "Marakier.
He spent hours on his studies, especially mathematics. Kalam met the deadline, impressing the Dean, who later said to him, "I was putting you under stress and asking you to meet a difficult deadline". This was the time of learning and acquisition of knowledge for me.
He started his career by designing a small hovercraftbut remained unconvinced by his choice of a job at DRDO. In the s, Kalam also directed two projects, Project Devil and Project Valiantwhich sought to develop ballistic missiles from the technology of the successful SLV programme.
Venkataraman on a proposal for simultaneous development of a quiver of missiles instead of taking planned missiles one after another. The Pokhran-II nuclear tests were conducted during this period in which he played an intensive political and technological role. Kalam served as the Chief Project Coordinator, along with Rajagopala Chidambaramduring the testing phase.
He won the presidential election with an electoral vote of , surpassing thevotes won by Lakshmi Sahgal. His term lasted from 25 July to 25 July I am really overwhelmed.
Everywhere both in Internet and in other media, I have been asked for a message.
I was thinking what message I can give to the people of the country at this juncture. He said of his decision not to do so: Many, many citizens have also expressed the same wish. It only reflects their love and affection for me and the aspiration of the people.
I am really overwhelmed by this support. This being their wish, I respect it. I want to thank them for the trust they have in me. While climbing a flight of stairs, he experienced some discomfort, but was able to enter the auditorium after a brief rest.
ISTonly five minutes into his lecture, he collapsed.
Are you doing well? His body was received at the airport by the three service chiefs and national and state dignitaries, including cabinet ministers Manohar ParrikarVenkaiah NaiduPon Radhakrishnan and the governors of Tamil Nadu and Meghalaya, K Rosaiah and V. Upon arriving at Rameswaram, his body was displayed in an open area in front of the local bus station to allow the public to pay their final respects until 8 p.
Overpeople attended the last rites, including the Prime Minister, the governor of Tamil Nadu and the chief ministers of Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. He took India to great heights.
He showed the way. I worked very closely with Dr. Kalam as prime minister and I greatly benefited from his advice as president of our country.
His life and work will be remembered for generations to come. Kiran Kumar called his former colleague "a great personality and a gentleman", while former chairman G. Madhavan Nair described Kalam as "a global leader" for whom "the downtrodden and poor people were his priority. He always had a passion to convey what is in his mind to the young generation", adding that his death left a vacuum which none could fill.
Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia said "as a nuclear scientist, he engaged himself in the welfare of the people". Ashraf Ghanithe President of Afghanistancalled Kalam "an inspirational figure to millions of people," noting that "we have a lot to learn from his life".
Kalam was a man of firm conviction and indomitable spirit, and I saw him as an outstanding statesman of the world. His death is an irreparable loss not only to India but to the entire world.
As a committed educator, he inspired millions of young people to achieve their very best. I join our Indo—Canadian families, friends, and neighbours in mourning the passing of this respected leader. APJ Abdul Kalam", and highlighted his achievements as a scientist and as a statesman, notably his role in strengthening US—India relations and increasing space co-operation between the two nations.
The UN joins the people of India in sending our deepest condolences for this great statesman. May he rest in peace and eternity", Ban wrote in his message.Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam.
Born - 15 October in Rameshwaram, MadrasPresidency, British India (now Tamil Nadu, India) Profession – Aerospace Engineering.
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'Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, Aruṇ Tivāri () Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam ISBN I inherited honesty and self-discipline from my father; from my mother, I inherited faith in goodness and deep kindness as did my three brothers and sisters.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October He was the 11th President of India from to A career scientist turned statesman, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, better known as APJ Abdul Kalam, was an illustrious scientist turned statesman who served as the 11 th President of India from to Kalam spent more than forty years as a science administrator and scientist mainly at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Defence Research and .
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