Statue Of Dr. Kalam Inaugurated
Rameshwaram (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): The National Memorial Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was held at Peikarumbhu, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, on July 27. The Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister for Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting Mr. M Venkaiah Naidu jointly laid the foundation stone and paid rich tributes to the late President on his death anniversary. The Ministers also inaugurated the statue of Dr. Kalam.
The event was graced among others by the Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Mr. Pon Radhakrishnan, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre, Minister for Labour, Govt. of Tamil Nadu Dr. Nilofer Kafeel, Minister for Information Technology, Govt. of Tamil Nadu Dr. M Manikandan and Member of Parliament, Ramanathapuram Mr. A Anwhar Raajhaa. A special exhibition on the life of Dr. Kalam was inaugurated during the event.