Kalam passed away before he could finish a dream book


Former President APJ Abdul Kalam completed seven chapters of a book in Tamil with a vision for the growth of Tamil Nadu and almost till his end he had discussed about the initiative, his aide said.

Similar to Kalam’s Vision 2020, which aimed at transforming India into a developed nation, he was in the process of writing a similar book for Tamil Nadu in particular.

The book was titled ‘Ennathil Nalamirunthal Kanavu Tamilagam Uruvagum, Puyalai Thandinal Thendral,’ and seven chapters of the book was completed after detailed discussions, co-author of the book and scientific advisor to Kalam when he was President, V Ponraj said.

On July 23, he said he had a last discussion with Kalam on the book.

“He dreamed of a developed Tamil Nadu and wanted such a State to blossom, the book had his vision for such a transformation,” Ponraj told Puthiya Thalaimurai, Tamil TV News channel.

Kalam was active till the end. In his twitter account he spoke of his Shillong lecture which turned out to be his last.

“Going to Shillong… To take course on Livable Planet earth at iim. With @srijanpalsingh and Sharma,” he had tweeted.