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Abdul Kalam birth anniversary: Visitors to his memorial get sweets and saplings

RAMANATHAPURAM: Former President of India A P J Abdul Kalam was remembered on his 90th birth anniversary on Friday. Nearly 5,000 people visited Kalam’s memorial in Rameswaram island. The events of the day to celebrate the scientist began with prayers offered by his kin at the memorial that was decorated for the day. It was followed by homages paid by officials from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and officials from the Ramanathapuram district administration and the district police. Visitors were given sweets when they entered the memorial and a sapling when they left the place, to fulfil […]

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