Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam also called A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India, a great scientist and played a vital role in many ambitious projects, earning him also the title of “Missile Man of India”.
Ten Lines on A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in English
10 key points on A.P.J. Abdul Kalam are given below-
- Born on 15th October 1931 in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu.
- Sold newspapers to supplement his family’s income.
- Graduated from Madras Institute of Technology in Aeronautical Engineering in 1960.
- Couldn’t achieve his dream of becoming a fighter pilot.
- Joined Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) as a scientist after graduation.
- Transferred to Indian Space research Organization (ISRO) in 1969.
- Served as the Project director of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle III (PSLV III).
- Also known as the Missile man of India.
- Elected as the 11th President of Republic of India on 18th July 2002.
- Died on 27th July 2015, delivering a lecture at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.
A.P.J Abdul Kalam was People’s President because he displayed high level of moral values and integrity even while holding the highest office in the Republic of India, as the President of India. He will remain an inspiration for millions for ages to come. Abdul Kalam proved it to the world that the poorest of persons can reach to the highest of Office by determination, hard work and by holding onto the moral values and ethics.