Biography of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A. Biography of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Dr. A. Biography of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam



Biography of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India. This post was given to him for his contribution to technology and science. He was the first President of India who was not attached to politics. After becoming the President, Kalam ji was a respected person in the eyes of the countrymen. Kalam ji worked as a scientist for almost four decades, along with he was also the organizer of many organizations. On this page, we are giving detailed information related to Dr. Kalam.

Life introduction

The full name of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was Abdul Pakiz Zelubdeen Abdul Kalam. He was born on 15 October 1931 in a village named Dhanushkodi in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. His father’s name was Jainulabdeen Kalam, and mother’s name was Ashiyamma. He was from a very poor family. His father was not much educated. His father had some boats, by which he used to take care of his family. Dr. Kalam Sahab had five brothers and five sisters in his family, of whom Kalam Saheb was the youngest.

His early education started at the age of five from the primary school of Rameswaram. Kalam ji’s childhood was spent in a lot of struggle, he used to get up at 4 in the morning and go to study mathematics tuition, after that he used to come back at 5 o’clock and go to offer Namaz with his father. After this, Kalam ji used to bring newspapers from Dhanushkodi railway station, three kilometers away from his house and distribute them on foot, and after getting ready at 8 o’clock used to go to school.

After receiving primary education, Kalam took his high school education from Schwartz High School, Rameswaram. After completing this education, he took admission in St. Joseph’s College, Trichy in 1950. Received BS-C degree from this college with maths and physics subjects. He did his graduation from Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai. Here Kalam sahib chose aeronautical engineering.

The Inventive Life of Dr. Kalam

In the year 1962, India’s first indigenous satellite SLV-3 was successfully launched as Project Director General in the Indian Space Research Organization. After this many satellite vehicles S. Ale. launched V. Kalam Sahib had placed the satellite near the Earth’s orbit at Rohini, Delhi. Due to which he was made a member of the international club, and the credit for launching the ISRO vehicle program goes to him. Dr. Kalam served as the Science Adviser to the Defense Minister from 1992 to December 1999 and carried forward his research in the direction of developing the development method of fire science. In the year 1998, under his supervision, India conducted its second nuclear test and India was included in the nuclear power-rich countries.

On The Presidency Of India

Dr. Abdul Kalam was elected as the eleventh President of India. The Bharatiya Janata Party-backed NDA constituents made him their candidate, on 18 July 2002, Kalam was elected the President of India by a ninety percent majority, and was elected President of India on 25 July 2002 in the Ashoka Hall of Parliament House. was sworn in. Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his cabinet members and officials were present in this function. His term ended on July 25, 2007.

Personal Life of Dr. Abdul Kalam

Dr. Abdul Kalam was a disciplined person. Dr Kalam was also a good writer, many books and biographies have been written by him, one of which is ‘Wings of Fire’ biography, which has been published on the guidance of Indian youth powers. Dr. Kalam has also written poems in Tamil languages, the books published by him are in great demand not only in the country but also abroad.

Kalam Saheb is said to have studied both the Quran and the Bhagavad Gita, and he has mentioned at many places that he also follows Tirukkural. He wanted to see India as a superpower country. Dr. Kalam had written many inspirational books, in which specially written about children and youth. Dr. Kalam was also the Vice-Chancellor of the Institute of Space Science and Technology for some time.

After The End Of The Term of The President

After ending his term as President, Dr. Kalam was appointed Honorary Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, the Indian Institute of Management Indore and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a Visiting Professor. Appointed as Chancellor of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Professor and Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Anna University. He provided education in the field of information technology at Banaras Hindu University and International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.

Books written by Dr. Abdul Kalam

Dr. Kalam Sahib has expressed his views in books.

1.India 2020 A Vision for the New Millennium |

2.My Journey |

3. Ignited Minds |

4.Unleasing the Power Within India |

The books written by Dr. Kalam Sahib have been translated into Indian and many foreign languages. Thus he was a distinguished scientist of India, who was awarded honorary doctorates from more than 40 universities and institutes.

Awards and Honors to Dr. Abdul Kalam

Dr. Kalam’s birthday is celebrated as Student’s Day. The following are the awards given to Dr. Kalam:

Year Award

1981 – Padma Bhushan

1990 – Padma Vibhushan

1994-Special Researcher

1997-Bharat Ratna

1997 – Indira Gandhi National Integration Award

1998 – Veer Savkar Award

2000-Ramanujan Award

2007 – Honorary degree of Doctor of Science

2007 – King’s Charles 2nd Medal

2008-Dr of Science

2009 – Hunad title

2010-Dr of Engineering

2011-IEEE Honorary Member

2012-Dr of Laws Honorary Degree

2014-Dr of Science

Dr. Kalam’s death

On the evening of 27 July 2015, Abdul Kalam was giving an explanation on the ‘habitable planet’ at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, when he suffered a heart attack, and fell unconscious, was taken to Bethany Hospital in critical condition at around 6:30 am. He was taken to ICU where doctors declared him brought dead. About 9 hours before his death, it was informed by tweet that he is going to lecture at Shillong IIM. After his death, his body was brought from Shillong to Guwahati, the next day his body was brought to Delhi by Air Force aircraft. The security forces took off his body from the plane at Palam airport with full state honors, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the chiefs of the three services were present.

All the people offered flowers, necklaces on the body of Kalam, after that his body was wrapped in the tricolor, with full respect, kept in a gun carriage and taken to his residence 10 Rajaji Marg. Many dignitaries including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav were already present here. The Government of India had announced 7 days of state mourning in his honor. On the morning of 29 July, his body was sent to the home town Mandapam by an Air Force aircraft and the former President of India was presented with full state honors at Rameswaram K. Was buried at P. Karumbu Ground.

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