World Students Day is a celebration of multiculturalism, diversity, and cohesiveness among students across the globe. Though formerly a day of commemoration of the more than one particular, 200 students from the University of Prague in whose lives were taken in WWII, World Students’ Day has become an occasion for educational institutions the world over to boost their masses of international students, and the good they do for the local community.
Learners display and celebrate their acts of social responsibility and possess gatherings on grounds to showcase the triggers they volunteer for, take part in gleeful competitive events, indulge in student food, gossip about the scholar unions and complain about their student fees. Even though decidedly not as increased or as relevant to mankind as the activities of the forefathers of World Students’ Day, these gatherings entice a good deal of involvement, donations and attention for organizations and non-profit organizations.
It was 2010 when United Nations chose to stamp the significance of India’s previous President and incredible researcher APJ Abdul Kalam and pronounced his birthday as ‘World Students Day‘.
October 15, which is Dr. Kalam’s introduction to the world commemoration, is praised as a day for understudies all around the globe. Indeed, even Dr. Kalam constantly communicated his desire to be recognized as an instructor by the general population.
Kalam, who served as president from 2002 until 2007, was not only a renowned scientist, thinker, philosopher, and teacher but also a winner of numerous prestigious awards and honors. He was bestowed with the Padma Bhushan in 1981 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1990 for his work with ISRO and DRDO by the Government of India. He was also honored with ‘Bharat Ratna’ for his contribution to the scientific research and modernisation of defense technology in India.
In 2005, Switzerland also declared May 26 as ‘Science Day’ to commemorate Dr. Kalam’s visit to the European country
A bachelor, the former president was a ‘Veena’ player and was deeply interested in Carnatic music. He remained a vegetarian all his life.
‘Wings of Fire’, ‘India 2020 – A Vision for the New Millennium’, ‘My journey’ and ‘Ignited Minds – Unleashing the power within India’ are the famous books which Dr. Kalam authored.
“Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.” – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam