Former President of India, Father of Atomic Bomb in India and Rocket Scientist Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has died Yesterday on 27.07.2015

Former President of India (and rocket scientist Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has died on Monday following a cardiac arrest at a function in IIM-Shillong. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (84) was the 11th President of India who held the post from July 25, 2002 to July 25, 2007. He is also called Father of Atomic Bomb in India. He was born in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

  • Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the proud recipient of Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997) awards from the Government of India.
  • In 1997, he was honored by the Government of India with the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration.  
  • In 198 he was awarded the Veer Savarkar Award by the Government of India. 
  • In addition Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 79th birthday was recognised as World Students' Day by United Nations.
  • Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was President of Indian during the period of 25.07.2002 to 25.07.2007.
The Government has declared a SEVEN DAY NATIONAL MOURNING following the death of the Bharat Ratna Awardee Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam.