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Kalam: From Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam alias APJ Addul Kalam, a scientist, a poet, a teacher, an administrator, with all such qualities no one will ever forget him in India. A middle class Muslim boy from Tamil Nadu went to the don the country’s highest c

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 July 2015, 02:41:49 PM
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Not only he was Missile Man of India but has great love for Tamil poetry and learned to play the veena.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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In 1981, Dr Kalam received 'Padma Bhushan Award' from the then president Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Dr. Kalam received Bharat Ratna in the year 1997.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam became 11th President of India in 2002.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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The country will always feel his void in the every aspect.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam alias APJ Addul Kalam, a scientist, a poet, a teacher, an administrator, with all such qualities no one will ever forget him in India.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Kalam spent his early years dreaming of conquering space and it became true when he successfully test-fired a variety of variety of short-, medium- and long-range conventional and nuclear-capable missiles for the country.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Under his supervision, India designed various indigenous missiles and enforced its name to the list of nuclear powered countries.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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He also served NASA during 1963-64.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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He also served in DRDO and ISRO to boost the defence of the country.
Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

Kalam: Rameswaram to Raisina Hills

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Due to Kalam, the Bhudda smiled again in Pokhran in 1998, the first since 1974 by India.