Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam | History | Biography


Abul Pakar Janual Abeden Abdul Kalam became the 12th president of the Republic of India and he was elected with more than 90% of votes more than the other candidate Who was captain Lakshmi Sehgal supported by left parties Dr. Kalam gets the support from the NDA and Congress. Dr. Kalam was born on 15th October 1939 in Rameshwaram in Tamilnadu his father was an ordinary man who gave the boats on rent to the fisherman he was the big famous of self Independence and self-respect.


He held his family economically by selling newspapers. Kalam completed BSc from Sent Joseph's College of Trichanapalli. After that he taking engineering degree Aronotical engineering from IIT Chennai. He joined DRDO(Defence Research and development organization) in 1958. After that, he worked on the Missile programs run by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) from 1962 to 1982. He became the director of DRDO in 1982 and worked on an integrated directed missile program and he also worked over the project on Agni missile and Arjun tank and also on hike compact aircraft. After that he received the "Bharat Ratna" award in 1997 and before this, he got Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 1981.


After all these achievements he was elected the President of India on 25th July 2002. She was called the title of "Missile man" because he was the most responsible man for the Missile and weapons programs. You also contribute a lot in the atomic program of India and he was the first who came into light when India and their first atomic blast on 24th June 1974 and after this he was the main person behind the atomic blast on 11th and 13th April 1999 which is called "Operation Vijay" which by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.





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