Andhra Pradesh government pays tribute to Abdul Kalam gaaru by working an extra hour.
The government of Andhra Pradesh payed an exceptional tribute to the legendary Missile man of India Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalaam by making Students, teachers, employees, bureaucrats and elected representatives worked one hour extra on Tuesday. Students spent that hour hearing and discussing the achievements and philosophies of the former president.
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr.Chandrababu Naidu delivered a compelling speech on the life of the inspirational scientist to the the government officials at the secretariat which is the administrative headquarters of the government.
“Kalam wished that no holiday be declared when he dies. Instead, he asked us to work a day more as a real tribute to him. We all should fulfil; his wish,” said Naidu.
The neighbouring state of Telangana, meanwhile, observed a holiday.