The sixth Death Anniversary of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was observed at his native place Peikarumbu in Rameswaram today. District Collector of Ramanathapuram Ms. Chandra Kala, Dr. Kalam’s family members, officials of the District Administration, DRDO officials and representatives of various political parties paid floral tributes at the National memorial. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, tourists and the public were not allowed inside the premises.
Former President Abdul Kalaam suffered a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong and passed away on 27th July 2015.