Google today paid an extraordinary reverence to “missile man” A P J Abdul Kalam by showing a dark lace on its landing page.
The grave characteristic of appreciation on Google India landing page just vouches for the universal bid the ex-Indian President had on every individual across the world, particularly the young, from little towners to tech-savvy urban people.
Google, known for recollecting past symbols and checking vital events and commemorations through its trademark doodles, has in the past paid tribute to a few Indians, including movie producer Satyajit Ray, arithmetic virtuoso Shakuntala Devi and Bollywood superstar Raj Kapoor among others.
However, for Kalam, maybe mirroring the straightforwardness that he remained for all his life, the search engine giant has utilized no doodle but only a dark strip put underneath the search tab, and on running the mouse over it peruses, “In memory of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam”.
Tributes have been pouring in from home and abroad to pay regards to the nation’s “missile man” whose life motivates innumerable Indians.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee and host of world pioneers including US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin have joined in paying tribute to the previous leader of the state.
Bihar government has chosen to name a farming school in Kisanganj after him. By the way, Kalam was the cerebrum behind the restoration of the Nalanda College.