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A P J ABDUL KALAM   (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned politician, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering.
 He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at theDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space program and military missile development efforts. 
He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicletechnology. He also played a pivotal organizational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-IInuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974. 
Kalam was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-oppositionIndian National Congress. Widely referred to as the "People's President," he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on 27 July 2015, aged 83
 Thousands including national-level dignitaries attended the funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Rameshwaram, where he was buried with full state honours
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APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'missile man' who came to be known as People's President died on Monday after he collapsed during a lecture at the IIM in Shillong on Monday evening . An aeronautics engineer from Madras Institute of Technology, Kalam was considered the brain of missile programme in India got and as Chief Scientific Adviser . Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam rose from humble origins to become the President in the most unexpected manner. He was a man of wisdom. A great salute to APJ sir.
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Thnkq for this question. Coz i got a chance to write something about APJ sir
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