Abdul Kalam | Sunday Observer

Abdul Kalam

A.P.K. Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 in Tamil Nadu. From an early age, Kalam had to work hard to help his family. He studied at St Joseph’s College, Thiruchirappalli. He had average grades at school, but he was a hard-working student who loved learning. He obtained a degree in Physics from the University of Madras and specialised in Aeronautical Engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology. In 2002, Abdul Kalam was selected as the 11th President of India. He served in that position until 2007. He passed away on July 27, 2015.

Dilushi Akarshana,

Grade 7,

WP/Ng/Mary Immaculate Convent,

Tudella.

 

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