All you need to know about World Student’s day

World Student’s Day is celebrated on 15 October every year. This date is significant as it is the birth anniversary of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, a great scientist and the former President of India. In 2010, United Nations announced his birth anniversary to be celebrated as the World Student’s Day to honour his efforts and contribution in the domain of Science and Technology. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam played well his role as a teacher and inspired millions of students and adults throughout his political and scientific career. His speeches and books are an incredible source of gaining knowledge, wisdom, and motivation. His life and works give a powerful message to people that nothing is impossible if you have the will to work hard!! His life story and journey from being a poor and deprived young boy to becoming the President of India, one of the highest constitutional post is incredibly amazing.

World Student's Day

World Student’s Day 2019

This year World Student’s Day will be celebrated with great fervor on 15 October 2019. On this day, people from different fields and political leaders pay homage to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. He has been indeed one of the most respected and loved presidents that India has ever had. He stays in the heart of every Indian. He’s a man with no haters but only admirers. Schools and colleges generally plan celebrations and events on this day. Even the current Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi appreciated him calling him an exceptional teacher, an amazing motivator, a great personality, and a wonderful scientist, India has ever had.

Why his Birth Anniversary was selected as World Student’s Day?

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam hailed from a poor village. He had a poor background and so he had faced several hardships and struggles as a student. Once, he used to sell newspapers from door to door to support his family and help them financially. As a teacher and a leader, he enjoyed a close relationship with students from different cultures and fields. He never believed in discriminating anyone based on economical division and the hierarchy of the caste system.

He was always committed to his studies as a child and so he managed to overcome all the struggles and hardships in his life. He excelled in his life not only in terms of education but also in his career. And one day he reached the heights by becoming the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. His life story is for sure an inspiration for many of us who come from a small background but have huge ambitions in our hearts.

World Student's Day

Throughout his scientific achievements and career, he saw himself as a teacher and mentor. He always loved interacting with students whether they hailed from a small village or a high society. This was his dedication towards teaching and inspiring young children.

The selection of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birthday as the date for World Student’s Day was an appropriate decision because it pays tribute to his works as a great scientist and the lakhs of young people that he inspired throughout his life. Even after his death, he continues to inspire through his lectures, achievements, speeches, works, and books, etc.

Celebration of World Student’s Day

World Student’s Day is celebrated around several schools and colleges in India as well as in the outer world. This day marks the vision and idea of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam of developing and moving towards a progressive and sustainable society. He had a strong belief that young minds are the future developers and they can bring a significant change in society.

World Student's Day

This day also professes the idea of being secular and respecting all religions. So the celebration of World Student’s Day with different themes creates awareness amongst people and also gives the social message to the society.

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