Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 July inaugrates the memorial of former President PM Modi inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial in at Pei Karumbu in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram on his second death anniversary of the former President.
Tamil Nadu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Dr APJ Abdul Kalam memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram. pic.twitter.com/RBQLshyeFR— ANI (@ANI_news) July 27, 2017
Prime Minister Modi unveiled a statue of Dr. Kalam, and has offered a floral tribute.
PM Modi also interacted with the family members of Dr. Kalam.
Tamil Nadu: PM Narendra Modi met family members of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram pic.twitter.com/fvCpp1hIok— ANI (@ANI_news) July 27, 2017
The prime minister hoisted the national flag at the memorial designed and built by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Pei Karumbu..
Later, the Prime Minister flagged off 'Kalam Sandesh Vahini', an exhibition bus, which would travel across various states of the country and reach Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 15, which marks the birth anniversary of the former President.
The Prime Minister also addressed a public rally at Mandapam and has inaugurated a number of welfare measures.
-With ANI inputs.