APJ Abdul Kalam, the eleventh President of the country, was born on 15 October 1931 in Rameshwaram. Today, on his birthday, President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and others paid homage to him.
Ramnath Kovind paid homage to his picture with a garland at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
President Kovind paid floral tributes to Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan. pic.twitter.com/kM9x9gGfdD
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 15, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Tribute to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary. Whether as a scientist or as President, his contribution to the national development of India will be unforgettable. His life gives strength to millions of people.
Tributes to Dr. Kalam on his Jayanti. India can never forget his indelible contribution towards national development, be it as a scientist and as the President of India. His life journey gives strength to millions. pic.twitter.com/5Evv2NVax9
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 15, 2020
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also tweeted tributes to the late former president.
Remembering former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his jayanti.
Committed to realising the dream of New and Strong India, Kalam Sahab dedicated his whole life for building India’s future.
He will continue to inspire our coming generations. Tributes to him on his jayanti.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) October 15, 2020
Amit Shah tweeted that Remembering Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his jayanti. A visionary leader and architect of India’s space & missile programmes, who always wanted to build a strong and self-reliant India. His immortal legacy in the field of science and education is an epitome of inspiration.
Remembering Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his jayanti. A visionary leader and architect of India's space & missile programmes, who always wanted to build a strong and self-reliant India. His immortal legacy in the field of science and education is an epitome of inspiration. pic.twitter.com/QzPW7IDMWs
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) October 15, 2020