A great man has walked this part of the earth. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam sir, the ‘Missile Man’ of India was more than a visionary scientist. He was a path finder who showed way to millions of Indians with his dream called developed India. Kalam sir always looked out for a glorified nation that ranked top in terms of advancement and technology. He did all he could, right until his last breath to make that happen.
From spending quality time with students all over the country till settling himself among the youth of India, APJ sir’s life was a complete one. His was a great life lived, on all counts. Remembering Sir APJ Abdul Kalam on his first birth anniversary, we share some fond memories in the pictures.
Kalam Ji – We Salute You!
Scientist, visionary and a genius
Young Kalam sir with his colleagues
Interacting with the defence troops
Sharing the space with some of the great leaders in science and research
When the Missile Man became the Space Man
Explaining the strategy to former late Prime Minister Ms Indira Gandhi
Waving from a submarine
Receiving the highest civilian honors of the country
Kalam sir trying the light combat fifth generation aircraft in Moscow. Age is indeed just a number!
Honoring A R Rahman for his impeccable contribution to the Indian music
With the Indian Cricket Team of the 90s
As the President of India
Spending time with students is what he loved the most
Rare picture of young Kalam sir with his first team at ISRO
Facebooking to interact with youngsters and millions of followers
Another rare image with his old colleagues
Lighting a lamp for Andhra Pradesh – with CM Sri N Chandrababu Naidu
His life was all about scientific innovations, strategies and better technology that reached out
Being child like – playing drums with Sivamani
Understanding the future of AP
With divine Sri Late Sathya Sai Baba at Puttaparthi
With the great Dalai Lama
With US President Barack Obama in New Delhi in Jan 2015.