- On 18 July 2002, took over as the 11th President
- Former President Kalam had an important contribution in the Pokhran test
- Kalam said goodbye 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 are remembering his death anniversary in different ways. Kalam was the one to rule the hearts of everyone, there was no dearth of his fans. Kalam took over as the 11th President on 18 July 2002. At that time also Kalam was working as a scientist in Aerospace. The former President was always active about his works. He was an inspiration to the youth. Even today, he has many statements which fill the youth with enthusiasm.
Pokhran had an important contribution
President Kalam had an important contribution in the Pokhran test. At the time of nuclear test, Kalam had arrived at the test site as a colonel by filling vegetables in a truck from Paota vegetable market in Jodhpur. At that time America was keeping a close eye on India. Many spies were active in Jodhpur city. Kalam did not let anyone even know. At that time, the Prime Minister of India was Atal Bajpayee, whose collusion had surprised America and the whole world by conducting 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 doctors declared him brought dead. At the age of 83, Kalam said goodbye to the whole world. A wave of mourning ran across the country that day. Everyone wanted to know how Kalam left.
Some quotes of Kalam that 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.”
“We should not rest when we win the first time. If we lose the second time, people will say that the first victory 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 spoil it.”
“Know where you are going. The greatest thing in the world is not knowing where we stand, where we are headed.”
“When your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the rubble, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins.”
“The best mind of the country can be found on the last bench of the class.”
“If you want to leave your footprints on the sands of time, don’t drag your feet.”
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