A man of action, a man of distinction and a man with a vision, he dreamt of a nation of prosperity and integrity. In his book, ‘India 2020’, he shared his vision of developing India into a "knowledge superpower". Dr. Kalam once said, “In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.” He dreamt of changing this situation and building an India free of these evils.
Losing him is too great a loss. However, rather than crying over the loss, we should all just take a moment to remember and recall all his contributions and learn from his spectacular life. Even though, he is no longer amongst us, his words will forever guide us, “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”
- Sumit Chakravarty