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<p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-weight: bold;">Dr. APJ Abdul Kalams Pledging Mission</span><br></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 13px;"><span style="font-weight: bold;"><font style="font-size: 13pt;"><br></font></span></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">No.1/APJ/Admin/2015</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">OFFICE OF DR APJ ABDUL KALAM</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"> <font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">10, Rajaji Marg, New Delhi</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">Tele: 23793601</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"> </p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font style="font-size: 12pt">--------</font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"><br></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"><b>PRESS RELEASE</b></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"><b><br></b></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="line-height: 13px; font-size: 17.3333339691162px; font-weight: bold;">Dr. APJ Abdul Kalams Pledging Mission </span><span style="font-size: 17.3333339691162px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 13px;">on 5th Sept 2015</span></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">The 11th President of India Bharath Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, popularly known as Peoples President, is an inspiration and role model to millions of youth and children. His contribution towards national development, scientific innovations and vision for growth was immensely significant. The people of India showered abundant love and affection on the great leader who suddenly departed from us on July 27, 2015.</font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">Dr APJ Abdul Kalam is the only one person in the world who has become a teacher to 2.5 crore students and youth.He taught them value system and principles to become an enlightened citizen. He always wanted to be remembered as a teacher. We have been receiving immense requests to conduct tribute functions from all corners of the nation through phone calls, emails and letters. In order to honour the immense love and affection that the people of India and the youth of our nation had shown to him, we call upon the students, youth, teachers and parents on 5th Sept 2015 being Teachers Day and also being the 41stday of his death, it will be appropriate to take Dr Kalams 10 point oath administered to students and youth as a mark of respect to the great teacher and to realize his dream and vision to make India a Developed Nation.</font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font style="font-size: 12pt">Anybody can participate and take the 10 point oath given by Dr Kalam. Those who genuinely feel that Dr Kalam was a great teacher or visionary guru in your life and mission, and those who think that they are youth in their heart, can take the oath individually at their home, or at a common place in their area where like-minded people can assemble. Students and teachers can organize an event at school or college/university/institutions, youths and parents can also assemble even in the street corner. You can peacefully assemble and take the oath individually or collectively.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">It is not simply taking the oath, but to uphold the principles enshrined in the 10 point oath in your daily life. </font> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">You can download the 10 point oath for students and youth from <span style="font-weight: bold;">www.abdulkalam.com.</span></font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">You may take the oath, sign it and frame it in your home and make it as a practice to meditate in your heart and follow it in your daily life.If you can take the photos of the event, you can upload in to the face book page dedicated for this event through <span style="font-weight: bold;">www.abdulkalam.com</span> website by joining the event.</font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">This request is issued on behalf of Dr APJ Abdul Kalams family and friends. </font> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Event</span> : Dr. APJ Abdul Kalams Pledging Mission</font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Date</span>   : 5th September 2015 @ Teachers Day at National Level</font></p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Time</span>  : Time starting from 9 AM to 6 PM any time convenient </font> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Place</span> : Schools, Colleges, Universities, Institutions, organizations, Common place, at your Street, or at your home.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"> </p><p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><br> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"> </font>                                                                                                                                                                           <font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt">[V. PONRAJ]</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"> </font>                                                                                                                                                                    <font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt">Advisor to the Former </font> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt"> </font>                                                                                                                                                                         <font size="3" style="font-size: 13pt">President of India</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font style="font-size: 13pt"> </font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font style="font-size: 13pt">              </font>                                                                                                                                                         <font style="font-size: 13pt"> 28 August 2015</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font style="font-size: 13pt"><br></font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font style="font-size: 13pt"><br></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 100%; page-break-before: always"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><b>10 point Oath for the Students and Youth</b></font></font></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 100%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><b>Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam</b></font></font></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 100%"><font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><b><br></b></font></font></font></p><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 100%"><font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><b><br></b></font></font></font></p><ol> <li> <p align="justify" style="margin-top: 0.19in; margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I realize that small aim is a crime. I will have a great goal in my life and work hard to achieve that goal. I will acquire the knowledge continuously. I will Sweat, Sweat, Sweat. I will persevere to achieve the goal.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I will work with integrity and succeed with integrity.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I will be a good member of my family, a good member of the society, a good member of my state, good member of the nation and a good member of the world.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I will always try to save or better someones life, without any discrimination of caste, creed, language religion or state. Wherever I am, a thought will always come to my mind. That is What can I do for you?</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I will never get addicted to liquor, smoking and gambling. I will always try to retrieve at least 5 people from addiction and help them to lead a quality of life.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I will always remember the importance of time. My motto will be Let not my winged days, be spent in vain.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt"><font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif">I will plant at least 5 trees in my neighborhood and grow. I will always work for making my village clean, city clean and state clean so that my earth will be clean and green. I will work for reviving the tanks, lakes in my village or cities. </font></font></font> </p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">As a youth of my nation, I will work and work with courage to achieve success in all my tasks and enjoy the success of others.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">I am as young as my faith and as old as my doubt. Hence, I will light up then, the lamp of faith in my heart.</font></font></font></p> </li><li> <p align="justify" style="margin-bottom: 0.19in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 150%"> <font color="#222222"><font face="Bookman Old Style, serif"><font size="3" style="font-size: 12pt">My National Flag flies in my heart and I will bring glory to my nation.</font></font></font></p> </li></ol><p align="center" style="margin-bottom: 0in; background: #ffffff; line-height: 100%"> </p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><br> </p>


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