APJ Abdul Kalam 1st death Anniversary Family Plans for 2016:- Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen “A. P. J.” Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned politician, Kalam was born on 15 october 1931 and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India’s civilian space program and military missile development efforts.He was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-opposition Indian National Congress.
Widely referred to as the “People’s President,” He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.
APJ Abdul Kalam 1st death Anniversary