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Amit Shah pays his tributes to ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam on start anniversary

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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram. He labored with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as a scientist and an administrator earlier than turning into the President of India.

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Updated: Oct 15, 2020, 08:47 IST


Late former President APJ Abdul Kalam, at Parliament House in New Delhi.
Late former President APJ Abdul Kalam, at Parliament House in New Delhi. (PTI)

Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday paid his tributes to former President and scientist APJ Abdul Kalam on his 69th start anniversary.

Shah wrote on Twitter, “Remembering Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his jayanti. A visionary leader and architect of India’s space & missile programmes, who always wanted to build a strong and self-reliant India. His immortal legacy in the field of science and education is an epitome of inspiration.”

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram. He labored with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as a scientist and an administrator earlier than turning into the President of India.

He additionally headed the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme and developed missiles like Agni and Prithvi. His shut involvement with the nation’s area and ballistic missile growth program earned him the sobriquet “Missile Man of India”.

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