Remembering India’s Greatest Engineer – Life of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam In Pictures

Last moments of Abdul kalam

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam died yesterday during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong (IIM-S) at around 6:30 pm and was rushed to the Bethany Hospital there.
Kalam served as president of India for 5 years since 2002. He is also called the Missile man of India for his contributions to the Indian defence. He also played a critical role in the Indian space program during 1960’s. He is also responsible for driving India into the 21st century in the field of science and technology.

Here are a few memorable pictures from his life:

Home of APJ Abdul Kalam where he was born
Kalam's homeThe school where he got his early education
Kalam's schoolDuring a lecture at ISRO in 1960
Kalam during a lectureAttending a Science conference
Abdul KalamReceiving Indian Excellence Award for being an outstanding engineer and scientist
Abdul_Kalam-1Receiving G M Modi Award For Science
Abdul_Kalam-2Receiving 13th Indira Gandhi Award For National integration
Abdul_Kalam-3At the Indian nuclear test site at Pokhran
Abdul_Kalam-4With Prime Minister of India, Manmohan singh
Abdul_Kalam-5 Abdul_Kalam-6 Abdul_Kalam-7 Abdul_Kalam-8 Abdul_Kalam-9Last moments of Abdul Kalam as he falls while delivering a lecture
Last moments of Abdul kalamDead body of Abdul Kalam draped in Indian Flag
Abdul kalam Dead Body



  1. sunil Reply

    I think the picture of him falling is in very poor taste, and is insulting to dr. Kalam. It should be removed.

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