On July 27, 2015, the former president of India, late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam bid adieu to this world. He suffered a cardiac arrest while delivering an address at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong. Often referred to as people’s president, Dr. Kalam has been loved by people across age groups.
Commonly known as the “Missile Man of India”, Dr. kalam had given birth to a plethora of nuclear projects and gave a niche to the India in terms of Nuclear and missile research. Amongst his incredible list of moves is the much applauded Pokhran-II nuclear testing which echoed the victory of India in terms of becoming an emerging nuclear state.
Being the author of 25 books including “Wings of Fire” and “Ignited Minds”, Dr. Kalam had been a great advocate for education and had always believed in the power of youth in shaping a nation.
On his fifth death anniversary, the internet has flooded with messages and tributes to Dr. Kalam. Netizens have filled twitter with inspirational quotes by him and photos, remembering his legacy.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
– A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Remembering the 'Missile Man' and 11th President of India, Dr. #APJAbdulKalam, on his 5th death anniversary.
He was always a great Inspiration to Us.
Here's Some golden words .. pic.twitter.com/zNHAOC2461
— Prabhakar 🇮🇳🕉️ (@Prabhakr_18) July 27, 2020
My humble tributes to former President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary today.
He was an outstanding scientist, a great human being and a ‘People’s President’, who inspired the people of the country, particularly the youth through his actions & words. #apjabdulkalam pic.twitter.com/85wzWPInlS
— WORLDMASTER INDIA (@worldmaster_1) July 27, 2020
Pictures exemplifying his attributes of kindness have also been shared.
— Biraj Lahkar (@birajlahkar) July 27, 2020
While paying their respects, people have also been quoting that the “contributions of Dr. Kalam will be remembered by the country”. Netizens also said that “his ideas will always be remembered”.
Apart from all the praises that people have been singing in his memory, Netizens have also unleashed their creativity while paying their respects. Sketches, paintings and various other sorts of artworks have been shared for him.
— Durga Ramdas Kateel (@durgaramdas) July 27, 2020
A dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep…..
Remembering "The People's President" on his 5th Death Aniversary…💐💐
— Devidas Bansode (@bansode_devidas) July 27, 2020
Remembering "The Missile Man", 11th President of India #APJAbdulKalam on his Death Anniversary today 🙏
A Greatest Scientist, A Scholar,
The People's President, Bharat Ratna & a greatest Dreamer 😇
His thoughts & ideologies inspire many youngsters even today❤ pic.twitter.com/ODyuUOGlaO
— Pulagam Chinnarayana (@PulagamOfficial) July 27, 2020
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will always be remembered as a scholarly icon, a great scientist, a courageous leader and an incredibly kind human being.