Rameswaram: The life-size statue of APJ Abdul Kalam was unveiled on his first death anniversary at Peikarumbu on Wednesday by Union minister for urban development M Venkaiah Naidu .Defense minister Manohar Parikar was also present on the occasion.
After unveiling the bronze statue, Naidu said," Dr. Kalam will live forever in our minds and hearts. His thoughts continue to be with us all the time.It is difficult still to believe that Dr. Kalam has passed away and that his great man left all of us for his heavenly abode."
Kalam was also known as People's president and took his last breath on July 27 following a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at Indian Institute of Management in Shillong .
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