A Big Salute to “Missile Man of India” Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on his First Death Anniversary. Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was admitted to a hospital in Shillong following sudden illness delivering a speech at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong at around 6.30 pm July 27th 2015. Later, he passed away during the treatment. Here we have some last memories of the Legend Abdul Kalam. He started the lecture on ‘Livable Planet’ at 6.35 pm.
One of the Best Quote of Abdul Kalam Shared in Last Speech:
Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
Some Unique Achievements of Abdul Kalam as President of India:
The First President to fly a Sukhoi fighter jet.
The First President who sailed in Submarine.
Visit high-altitude Siachen besides LoC.
The first among Indian President to address the Indian Science Congress in 90 years.
Kalam utilised any opportunity that came to him to address students, especially school children.
The first President to write multiple number of books.
“Wings of Fire” has been translated to 13 Languages.