The nation pays homage to former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary today. Dr Kalam is also known as the Missile Man of India. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have paid tribute to Dr Kalam.
In his message, Vice President said, Dr Kalam was a great scholar, teacher and earned love and respect from everywhere. He said, Dr Kalam made innumerable contributions to Indian defence. Vice President added that Dr Kalam’s commitment, patriotism and vision to make India a strong nation will continue to inspire people.
Prime Minister said, India salutes Dr Kalam on his birth anniversary. He said, Dr Kalam dreamed of a strong and capable India of the 21st century and made his special contribution towards it. Mr Modi said, he continues to inspire the countrymen.