Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s memorial in Dilli Hatt, NIA in south Delhi. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s Tourism and Culture Minister Kapil Mishra, Kalam’s grandnephew, A.P.J. Sheikh Salim were also present on the occasion.
After his death, Kalam’s belongings were sent to his native place in Rameshwaram. A team constituted by Delhi government had brought his belongings back to Delhi in April. On last Saturday (September 30), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, inaugurated Kalam’s memorial.
Nation paid tribute on his first death anniversary. Inaugurating Kalam’s memorial, Kejrial congratulated the team who participated in the construction of the memorial and said the memorial will inspire the youths. “Kalam sir is one of those people who seldom take birth on the earth and whose thoughts remain immortal. We should implement his thoughts. He used to listen to the voice of common people and always wanted the youth to be instilled with good thoughts and knowledge,” Kejriwal said on the occasion.
SOURCE: TOI Delhi