Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on July 27, laid the foundation stone for construction of memorial for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
While laying down the stone, Parrikar said the construction work would begin soon and added that the memorial will be built in record time.
The event was also attended by Urban Development minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Highways and Shipping minister Pon Radhakrishnan, and other ministers from the Tamil Nadu government.
Naidu went on to add:
“It is to tell the future generation that such a great person was born in this pious land.”