The 11th President of India, Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam,
was born on October 15, 1931 at Dhanushkothi in the temple town
Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. He was born in the poor family of a
boatmaker. But he was an exceptionally brilliant child. He
became the first graduate in the large family when he passed the B.Sc.
examination from Saint Joseph College, Thiruchirapalli. The Madras
Institute of Technology had newly been established in those days.
He joined it and thus his whole course of life was changed.He was
not interested in going abroad. He wanted to serve his motherland
first. Today, he is known as the Missile Man of
India. The various Indian Missiles of world order like Prithvi, Trishul,
Akash, Agni, etc. are mainly the result of his efforts and caliber.He
is mainly interested in work. He is a bachelor. He is fond of music and
the Koran and the Gita. He is a great lover of people, children in
particular. Ever since becoming the head of the Indian State, he has
been having interaction with children all over the country.
"May he live