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Vice President Condoles the Demise of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the sudden and untimely demise of former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. In his condolence message, he has said that Dr. Kalam was a true son of India and his contributions to the nation, in his capacity as a man of technology, a teacher and a leader will be deeply cherished by a grateful nation. The guide of India’s space and missile programs, Dr. Kalam’s efforts saw India become a front ranking power in these spheres.

He said that Dr. Kalam was also a visionary, with a deep conviction to see India emerging stronger, more peaceful and more equitable through the use of science and technology. He personified humility and boundless curiosity. His life will remain an inspiration to the millions of youth in the country.

Following is the text of the Vice President’s condolence message :

“I am saddened to learn of the sudden and untimely demise of former President of India Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam earlier today. Dr. Kalam was a true son of India and his contributions to the nation, in his capacity as a man of technology, a teacher and a leader will be deeply cherished by a grateful nation. The guide of India’s space and missile programs, Dr. Kalam’s efforts saw India become a front ranking power in these spheres.

He was also a visionary, with a deep conviction to see India emerging stronger, more peaceful and more equitable through the use of science and technology. He personified humility and boundless curiosity. His life will remain an inspiration to the millions of youth in the country.

May the almighty give us all the strength and courage to bear this loss.” 

Jul 28, 2015
 
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