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Foundation stone for APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial laid at Rameswaram

To commemorate the first death anniversary of former Indian President and renowned scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, a bronze statue of Kalam is unveiled in Rameshwaram. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar unveiled the statue of Dr Kalam and also laid the foundation stone of Dr Kalam’s memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameshwaram.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is planning to set up a planetarium and auditorium as part of the memorial to be constructed for late President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram. Kalam passed away on July 27 last year after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at IIM- Shillong in Meghalaya.

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Published Date: July 28, 2016
Last Updated On: September 28, 2016
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