- On 18 July 2002 took office as the 11th chairman
- Former President Kalam had an important contribution in the Pokhran Test
- Kalam bid farewell to the whole world at the age of 83
Today is the 7th death anniversary of former President of India and great scientist APJ Abdul Kalam. Kalam’s fans across the country commemorate his death anniversary in different ways. Kalam was the one who ruled everyone’s hearts, there was no shortage of his fans. Kalam took over as the 11th President on 18 July 2002. At that time, Kalam was also working as an aerospace scientist. The former president was always active with his works. He was an inspiration to the youth. Even today, he has many statements that fill the youth with excitement.
Pokhran had an important contribution
President Kalam had an important contribution in the Pokhran Test. At the time of the nuclear test, Kalam had arrived at the test site as a colonel loading vegetables in a truck from the Paota vegetable market in Jodhpur. At that time, America was keeping a close eye on India. Many spies were active in Jodhpur city. Kalam didn’t even let anyone know. At that time, the Prime Minister of India was Atal Bajpayee, whose connivance had surprised America and the whole world by carrying out the Pokhran nuclear test.
how did he die
Kalam, the former President of India, had arrived in Meghalaya to deliver a lecture on July 27, 2015, when he suddenly suffered a heart attack. Kalam was rushed to the hospital, but the doctors declared him brought dead. At the age of 83, Kalam said goodbye to the whole world. A wave of grief swept over the country that day. Everyone wanted to know how Kalam traveled.
Some quotes of Kalam which we will always remember
“Dreams are not what we see in sleep, but dreams are those that do not let us sleep.”
“We should never give up on anyone in life and never allow the problem to defeat us.”
“It is very easy to defeat someone in this world, but it is equally difficult to win someone over.”
“We shouldn’t rest when we win the first time. If we lose the second time, people will say that the first win we got was just a fluke.”
“If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun.”
“Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not destroy it.”
“Know where you are going. The greatest thing in the world is not knowing where we stand, where we are going.”
“When your hopes and dreams and goals are crushed, search among the rubble, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins.”
“The country’s best minds can be found on the last bench of the class.”
“If you want to leave your footprints in the sands of time, don’t drag your feet.”
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