Friday, 3 June 2011
Dr.avul Pakir Jainulabdeen abdul kalam was born on 15th october , 1931 at Dhanushkodi in Rameshwaram district of Tamilnadu. He did his secondary education at schwartz high school in Ramanathapuram ,B.Sc. at St .Josephs college ,Tiruchi and DMIT in Aeronautical Enginerring at the MIT^,Madras (chennai) during 1954 - 57.
After passing out as a graduate aeronautical engineer Kalam joined ( Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) Banglore as a trainee , and later joined as a Techincal assistant in the directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Ministry of defence.
In1960's kalam joined the Vikram Sarabhai Space Research center at Thumba in Kerala . he played a major role in developing the first indigenous satellite - launched vehicle .in 1982,he rejoined DRDO as director and conceived the integrated Guided MIssile Development programme (IGMDP) for five indigenous missiles : Nag Prithvi ,Akash, Trishul ,AGNI.
Dr.APJ. Abdul kalam has established an advance technology research center called 'Research Center Imarat' to undertake development in futuristic missile technology areas . it was perhaps the most satisfying achivenent for Kalam during the missile years.
Dr. Kalam has also servd as Principal Scientific Advisdor to the government of india during 25th novenber 1999-10 November 2001. Later , hequit the job and took over the job as distinguished professor at Anna University .
on july 25,2002 , Dr .A.P.J Abdul Kalam was sw2orn in as the 12th president of india by chif Justice of India Shri B.N.Kirpal in central hall of parliment at an impressive function telecaste live across the parliment at an impressive function telecaste live across the country Dr .Kalam took the oath in the name of God as a 21 -gun salute boomed in the background.
Dr. Kalam a bachelor is connoisseur of classicalcarnatic music . he plays veena in his leisure.He write poetry in tamil , his mother -tongue . seventeen of him poems were translated into English and published in 1994 as a book entitled "My journey". He reads the quran and the Bhagavad Gita with equal devotion . he is also New Millenium , wings of Fire ; An Autobiography and ignited Minds .
Dr. kalam is by no means a miracle man .His advice to the youngster of the nation is to "dream' dream and convert these into thoughts and later into actions". people Also to "think big. we are a nation of a billiuon people and we must thik like a nation of a billion people . only then can we become big."
Mrs.Sonia maino (sonia Gandhi ) was born on December 9,1946 in the town of orbassamo (Nearturin) , to a building contractor and his wife . she was raised in a traditonal Roman catholic household . in 1964 , she went to cambridge to study English at a language school . she met there Mr.rajiv gandhi who was studying Engg at the university . the couple married in 1968 and she moved into the house of her mother-in-low and the then Prime Minister Smt . Indira Gandhi although, she has learnt Hindi , she is not a fluent speaker of the language.
In 1998 , she formally enterd the politics assuming the helm of the congressparty and declaring herself a candidate for Prime Minister .but her initial efforts were overshadowed by party's humiliating defeat by the B.J.P. in the 1999 elections .Later on she largely through her family name , was able to draw large crowds and nearly single-handedly revitalise the party .
In the 2004 election she launched an aggressive compaigning .she had been tipped to be the Prime Minister of india following the party's surprise victorry in the elections. sheweas unanimously voted to lead a 19 -party coalition government.
Mrs. sonia gandhi has presented an ideal instance of service and sacrifice, in announcing that she does not intend to become the Prime Minister.on may18,2004 a day before her scheduleds nomination , she addressed a meeting of congress lawmakers and declined to become Prime Minister. Amid indignant shouts from her supporters she said ,"i request you to accept my decision and recognize that i will not reverse it . It is my inner voice, my conscience". Later , hundreds gathered outside Gandhi's home in new Delhi . A former provincila congress legislator held a revolver and threatened to commit suicide against her decision.
However ,Mrs. Sonia Gandhi is the latest torchbearer of Gandhi- Nehru dynasty . she is the chairperson of ruling United progressive allince. she is represention g the Rai Bareilly parlimentary constituency. gandhi name is still revered in India and congress looked to Mrs.Sonia gandhi to translate that feeling into votes.........
Thursday, 2 June 2011
one of the most nonpolitical faces of india politics, Dr. Manmohan Singh is best known as the 'Liberear '
of indian Economy . he was born at Gah in west punjab (now in pakistan) on september 26,1932 .Dr. Manmohan singh studied Economics in chandigarh and canada. He later tought the subject at the punjab University .
Dr. manmohan singh started his academic career in 1957as a lecture r in Economics at punjab university chandigarh. Later he served as Reader in Economics and professor in Economy at the same university .He was appointed as professor in International Trade ,Delhi school of Economics,university in 1969 and he served there till 1971 . Dr. manmohan singh has also served there till 1971 .Dr. Manmohan singh aso served as National fellow of national institute of Education as National fello of National institute of Education ,NCERT .he has also served as honorary Fellow in foreign colleges and universites.
He was the Governor of Reserve Bank of india from 1982-85 .Later he got induced into political and into Narasimha Rao's cabinat as the Finance Minister .when he become financ minister of india in 1991 , the economy of india was in a shambles . but Dr.Monmohan singh held the helm of indian economy and brought the country back from a looming economic bankruptcy.
As Finance Minister of India ,Dr.manmohan singh slashed red tape, simplified the tax system and removed stifling controls and regulation to try to create an envirnment to business.Dr. singh was sworn in may 22,2004 as india's first non-hindu Prime Minister, he will now derive his political from sonia Gandhi , being her chosen one for the top job........