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President Kalam charms the children

November 15, 2006

President Kalam on Children's DayPresident Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam interacted with school children from various parts of India on the occasion of Children's Day at Ashoka Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The President met more than 450 children aged between 5-18 years on Tuesday.

He impressed upon them the need to acquire knowledge to make progress in their careers.

The President told the assembled children that they should contribute to the development of the nation by using their spare time on Saturdays and Sundays to teach people in rural areas who cannot read or write.

Photograph courtesy: Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Our President is the 'Best'

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Had been feeling a bit depressed lately, looking at the activities of those in the business of ou nation's politics today. I am feeling a ...

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"using spare time on Saturdays and Sundays to teach people in rural areas who cannot read or write" - a fine thought indeed.

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good statement

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