Avul Pakir Jaine Abdeen Abdul Kalam, often known as the “Missile Man” of India, served as the nation’s 11th president between 2002 and 2007. He was born in an impoverished family in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram,
He was referred to as the “People’s President” and is also renowned for his modesty and regard for others. He resumed giving student lectures and writing after his presidential term of the nation ended.
In various universities, including the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Ahmadabad, and Indore, he began working as a visiting lecturer. He worked as a brilliant instructor, beloved Leader, as well as a great thinker, but beyond those qualities, there’s one further achievement he is highly recognized for “his writings different posts and as a professor.
He preferred to get up early, around 6:30 or 7:00 am, and never got into any trouble in his personal life. He made every effort to lead a modest life.
In 1987, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Bhusan, and in 1990, it bestowed the Padam Vibhushan upon him.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam has made numerous contributions to the nation, but he is best known for creating the Agni and Prithvi missiles, which are considered to be his greatest accomplishments. He is a renowned politician and an Indian scientist who played a Mazor role in developing the Indian missile and nuclear program.
Some famous quotes by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam are:
- “If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt in Learning”
- “Knowledge is power”
- “The best student in the class is on the last bench of the class”
There are numerous quotes and sayings said by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam which are indeed inspirational.
Unfortunately, he died after suffering cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong on July 27, 2015. He will be a forever inspiration for millions of People, and we are proud that we had a such great personality with us.