Visakhapatnam: The birth anniversary of former president late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, regarded as people’s president, was celebrated at Andhra University here on Sunday. The day was observed as International Students Day.
Speaking on the occasion, Andhra University Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Nageswara Rao said Abdul Kalam proved that poverty need not be a barrier to achieve big.
“His hard work and dedication helped him to achieve great things. The unanimous selection of the scientist as President highlights his honesty and intelligence. Youth should draw inspiration from the life of Kalam, who became a national pride. Students should develop reasoning before accepting facts and also develop positive attitude as advised by Kalam,” he said.
Prof. Rao appreciated research scholar of the varsity D.A. Naidu, who developed A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial Park near Arts College in Andhra University....