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President Kalam charms the children
November 15, 2006
President 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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