Every year October 15th is celebrated as World Students’ Day which commemorates the birthday of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India. On 15 October 2010, the United Nations declared World Student Day. The World Student Day is celebrated to honour Dr APJ’s Abdul Kalam, who was not only of the former President of India but also a scholar, teacher and author. He was Popularly known as “Missile Man of India”. He served the country as the President of India from 2002 to 2007.
Several educational institutions in the country celebrate the birthday of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in imaginative ways because of his affection for students. On 15 October 2010, when he was 79 years old, the UN announced World Student Day.
In addition to being a politician and an aerospace scientist, Kalam was also a teacher. As a teacher, he wanted the world to remember him. On July 27, 2015, Kalam died doing what he loved-teaching. During his lecture at IIM Shillong, he suffered from stoke and fell down at the stage.
Theme of World Students Day 2020
This year the theme of World Students Day 2020 is- ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity, and peace’.
Motivational quotes of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.
Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.
The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.
“Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”
“If you salute your duty, you no need to salute anybody, but if you pollute your duty, you have to salute everybody.”
Empty pocket teaches you a million things in life, but full pocket spoils you in a million ways.”
When our signature changes to autograph, this marks the Success.
Two rules for a peaceful life: Depression in failure should never go to heart, and ego in success should never go to the brain.