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"Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams" Book Released

"Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams" a book containing inspiring words of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was released by Indian cricketer Mithali Raj.
  • The book was released on the 86th birth anniversary of the former President Kalam.
  • The book is co-authored by Saji Mathew and Jubie John and published by Bloomsbury.
  • The book has 200-plus handcrafted and handwritten postcards from across India.
  • The aim of the book is to take the readers through the dreams, hopes, and aspirations of a nation as envisioned by Dr Kalam.

About Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

  • He was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. 
  • He is known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology
  • Kalam worked in the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as the project director of India's first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-III) which successfully deployed the Rohini satellite in near-earth orbit in July 1980
  • In his book India 2020, Kalam strongly recommended an action plan to develop India into a "knowledge superpower" and a developed nation by the year 2020. 
  • His book "Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji", published just a month before his death
"Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams" Book Released "Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams" Book Released Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 30, 2017 Rating: 5

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