As the name suggests, House of Kalam is the childhood home of India’s beloved former president, late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Not many know that late Dr Kalam was born and raised till his teenage years in the temple town of Rameswaram. The House of Kalam was established as museum in 2011, in order t ensure that people who visit the town and wish to know about this Bharat ratna get just about enough and precise information about late Dr Kalam.
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Though late Dr Kalam was born in small hut located in the exact same place where this one storey building is located, it was only over the years that the house was worked on and designed to make it comfortable for his family to live here. Today, the gallery houses photographs from the president’s childhood and his transformation from a small town boy to one of the most valued scientists in the country. The museum has also made note of Dr Kalam’s achievements in the field of research through his formative years, his awards and recognition he recieved from aroudnt he world. So if you’re planning to visit Rameswaram, especially to visit the Ramnathaswamy Temple on the Pamban Island, then you must try and visit this gallery to take back some interesting information about our former President.
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Photograph courtesy: Rudolph Furtado/Creative Commons
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