Which day is Abdul Kalam?

Which day is Abdul Kalam?

World Students' Day 2020 will be held on October 15, 2020. Every year on October 15, the world celebrates World Students' Day to commemorate Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary. He was India's first nuclear scientist and engineer who also served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He died in April 2017 at the age of 84.

Dr. Kalam was born on October 15, 1930 in Madras (now Chennai). He was one of the two children of Annapoorna and Apjai Narayanan Moosavi. His father was a lawyer who later became a judge. He had his early education in St. Joseph's College, Tiruchi and then went on to graduate with a bachelor's degree in physics from Calcutta University in 1952. It was here that he first came into contact with science through participation in research projects conducted by some of the most renowned scientists of the time. In 1955, he received his PhD from Moscow State University in Russia under Soviet scientist Sergei Vavilov.

After returning to India, he worked on a range of scientific issues including nuclear fusion technology, atmospheric science and remote sensing before being selected as the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India in 1992. He is credited with playing an important role in promoting science and technology education in India.

What is the birthday of APJ Abdul Kalam in 2020?

On the 89th anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam's birth, Narendra Modi and Amarinder Singh will pay tribute to him on October 15, 2020. Every year on October 15, World Students' Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's 11th President, APJ Abdul Kalam. He died on 27 September 2015 at the age of 62 after suffering from acute respiratory illness for several months.

Kalam was born on this date in 1920 in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. He was one of the two children of a small-scale farmer named Madhav Rao and his wife Savitri. His parents had no money to send him to school, so he received informal education from local teachers. When he was fifteen years old, he passed an exam to enter Government Engineering College in Kharagpur, but due to financial constraints, he could not pursue further studies there. Instead, he joined the Indian Air Force as a clerk and later became its chief when he was only thirty-five years old. Under his leadership, India launched its first satellite, Aryabhata, in 1975. He also proposed the idea of building a space station which was accepted by the United Nations.

After retiring from the post of president in 2007, he continued to work as a scientific advisor until his death. He has been called "the world's most famous scientist without a degree" because he completed high school only.

Who is Abdul Kalam today?

Every year on October 15, World Students' Day is observed to honor India's most beloved President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. On the occasion of his 89th birthday, here are some of his inspirational remarks. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, on October 15, 1931. He was one of the twenty-two children of a middle class family. His father was a government employee and his mother was a homemaker. When he was five years old, his parents moved to Delhi where he could get better education opportunities. He showed an interest in physics at a young age and wrote his first scientific paper at the age of 16. In 1951, he received his bachelor's degree in physics from Delhi University and then went on to receive a master's degree and a doctorate in the same subject from Cambridge University in England. After returning to India, he worked on nuclear weapons development for nearly 10 years but eventually quit to become India's president.

As India's president from 2002 to 2007, he led the country through a period of strong economic growth and technological advancement. He is considered one of the world's leading scientists with over 1,000 publications to his name. In fact, he is so important to India that they have declared 2010 as the National Year of Physics and Technology - under which program they aim to send a spacecraft to orbit Mars and bring back samples from the planet's surface.

Why is APJ Abdul Kalam's birthday celebrated as World Students' Day?

Abdul Kalam, APJ When Abdul Kalam was 79 years old, the United Nations agreed to commemorate World Student Day on his birthday. In 2010, the inaugural World Students' Day was observed. The day is observed to honor the commitment, hard work, and tenacity of students all throughout the world. It is also intended to promote student leadership and advocate for their rights.

Kalam was born in Thisdayakonda village in Rameshwaram district, Tamil Nadu on 2 January 1941. He was one of three children of a middle-class family. His parents named him Abdullaah Ibrahim Khan. They could not write their son's name properly so they called him AJ (Ajay). He started his school life in 1942 in St. Thomas Church School, Madras (now Chennai). After completing his elementary education, he went to Bombay (now Mumbai) to continue his higher education. He joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay as a mechanical engineer but dropped out after two years to pursue a career in science. He worked on a project for the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) for over a year before being selected for the post of director of India's premier research institution, the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thumba, near Trivandrum in Kerala.

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