Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary

APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary – Today (July 27) is the death anniversary of the Great Thinker, Writer, Scientist, and the 11th President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Although Dr. A.P.J.  Abdul Kalam is no more among us, his ideal life inspires every nation to move forward in life and keep walking on the stairs of success.

1. Remembering the Visionary Leader

In this section, we take a look back at the life of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – his humble beginnings, his journey as a scientist, and his rise to becoming the 11th President of India. His unwavering dedication to the fields of aerospace engineering and missile development made him a true visionary. We explore his pivotal role in India’s space and defense programs, highlighting the Pokhran-II nuclear tests and the successful launch of the Agni and Prithvi missiles.

2. Inspiring the Youth: Kalam’s Vision for Education

Dr. Kalam was not just a scientist and a statesman; he was also a teacher at heart. This section delves into his passion for education and how he always encouraged the youth to dream big and work hard to achieve their goals. We discuss his interactions with students and his vision for a technologically advanced and knowledgeable India. The article also touches upon his role as a visiting professor at various esteemed institutions, leaving an indelible impression on young minds.

3. The People’s President

Dr. Kalam’s presidency was characterized by his approachability and connection with the common people. In this section, we explore the various initiatives he undertook during his term as President to engage with citizens, especially the youth. From encouraging scientific temper to promoting innovation, he left an everlasting impact on the nation’s development.

4. Missile Man

Apart from being an aerospace scientist, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He has made significant contributions to the country’s defense and has also served in Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Everyone in India also knows him as Missile Man.

5. Wings of Fire

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam played a key role in Pokhran-II, one of the most important nuclear tests to make India a world power. Along with this, he developed Indian missile and missile vehicle technology and advanced the defense sector. His book Wings of Fire’ is still teaching many youngsters to fly their dreams.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October 1931 in Rameswaram. He died of a heart attack on 27 July 2015 at the age of 83 while lecturing at IIM Shillong. His full name is Dr. Abul Bakir Zainullahuddin Abdul Kalam.

Let’s recall some of APJ Abdul Kalam’s inspirational quotes on memorial day.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary

6. Inspirational Quotes by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

1. “If you want to shine like a sun. First burn like a sun.”

2. “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

3. “The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.”

4. “Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution.”

5. “It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone.”

6. “Dream, Dream, Dream Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”

7. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

8. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

9. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”

10. “For success of any mission, it is necessary to have creative leadership. Creative leadership is vital for government, non-governmental organisations as well as for industries.”

11. “Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.”

12. “Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.”

7. Continuing the Legacy: Kalam’s Ideals in Today’s World

Even after five years of his passing, Dr. Kalam’s ideals and teachings continue to resonate with people worldwide. In this section, we discuss how his vision for a self-reliant India, technological advancements, and commitment to youth empowerment remain relevant in the present times. We explore how various initiatives and programs have been inspired by his ideas and are being implemented to shape a better future.

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