World Students Day Celebrated in Honour of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Today, the world celebrates Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary as students day. In honour of the man who always wished to be remembered as a teacher and who has made himself approachable to more than 18 million youngsters over the last 15 years of his life, United Nations recognized Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's 79th birthday as the World Student's Day, in the year 2010.
Dr. Kalam, the humble man who believed youth to be one of modern India's greatest strengths, has won the hearts of millions of children as well as grown ups alike. He had encouraged and inspired anyone who interacted with him to dream big and work hard. That is the same reason why India's Missile Man and former President was seen as a role model by many people across the country.
Being a man who used to regularly meet school and college students, he felt that a country's youth had fewer biases and it would be easier to get them motivated.