On July 27, India observes the death anniversary of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam. On July 27, 2021, it will be the 6th death anniversary of the Missile Man.
At the age of 83 when he was delivering his very powerful lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong on July 27, 2015, he got cardiac arrest and on that day India found its biggest loss.
The Missile Man had served as the 11th President of India from July 25, 2002, till July 25, 2007. He was elected with the support of the ruling party BJP and opposition Indian National Congress and was generally referred to as ‘People’s President’.