Dr Kalam was people's President whose ideal life will keep on inspiring people: Nadda

Agencies. Updated: 7/27/2020 2:37:36 PM National

New Delhi, Jul 27: BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday paid tributes to 11th President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his fifth death anniversary and said the Missile Man of India was a people's President whose ideal life will keep on inspiring the people of the country.

'My heartfelt tribute to Former President of India Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam ji on his death anniversary. He was a people's President whose ideal life will keep on inspiring the people of the country,' Mr Nadda said in his tweet.

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also paid tributes in his missive.

'Tributes to Former President & Missile Man of India, Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, on his death anniversary.

'A beacon of inspiration for youth, the world fondly remembers his passion for science & teaching. His ideas will continue to ignite our minds for years to come,' Mr Goyal said.

While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Dr Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on July 27, 2015, aged 83.

Dr Kalam was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling BJP and the then opposition Congress. Dr Kalam returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term.


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