New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday paid tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary. Taking to micro-blogging Twitter, Mr Kejriwal said,’Remembering India’s former President Shri APJ Abdul Kalam ji on his birth anniversary. His humble origins and life of compassion for the disadvantaged continues to inspire every Indian.’
The AAP tweeted, ‘Dr APJ Abdul Kalam is one such individual who left footprints on the sands of history for generations to learn and follow. Remembering the #MissileMan of India Dr. #APJAbdulKalam on his birth anniversary.’
Dr Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He was known as the ‘Missile Man of India’ for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.