Kalam Memorial foundation stone laying in Rameswaram today

Rameswaram, July 27: The foundation stone for a national memorial of A P J Abdul Kalam will be laid in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu today (July 27, Wednesday) to mark the first death anniversary of the former president.

The Defence Ministry has planned a host of events, including the foundation stone-laying for a national memorial of Kalam, unveiling his life-size statue and a 3-D model of the memorial.

A P J Abdul Kalam

An exhibition named "Mission of Life" depicting the life of Kalam and his achievements towards nation building will also be inaugurated.

The Minister for Urban Development and Information & Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will unveil the statue and the memorial model, in the presence of a host of dignitaries.


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