Why APJ Abdul Kalam's Birth Anniversary is celebrated as World Students' Day

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World Students' Day

In honour of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, who was born on the same day in 1931, October 15 of each year is observed as World Students' Day.

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Why it is Celebrated?

The day aims to acknowledge the efforts of APJ Abdul Kalam towards education and students.

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First World Students’ Day

The United Nations declared October 15 as World Students' Day in 2010 to commemorate the birthday of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

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World Students’ Day Theme 2022

This year, the theme is ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace’, which aims to reaffirm the role of education as a fundamental right of every person across the world.

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Missile Man of India

Kalam was also called the ‘Missile Man of India' for spearheading the development of the most significant Indian missiles and the country's civilian space programmes.

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Dedicated his Life to Teaching and Education

Through his insightful lectures, Kalam devoted his life to teaching and encouraging students to become the best versions of themselves.

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