Kalam’s ‘Last Assignment’ goes ‘Un-Assigned’


Shillong:Working tirelessly even on his last day, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had planned a surprise assignment for the students of IIM Shillong on finding innovative ways to end disruption in Parliament. Kalam’s close aide Srijan Pal Singh, who was with him on his last day, said while travelling from Delhi to Shillong they were discussing about disruptions in Parliament.

“He was very worried and said he had seen the tenures of many governments but disruption keeps on happening every time.He had told me to prepare a surprise assignment question for the students which would be given to them at the end of the lecture,” Singh, who co-authored two books with Kalam, told PTI from Shillong. He said the former President wanted students to come up with three innovative ideas to make Parliament more productive and vibrant.