The students and teachers of Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Ayanambakkam, Chennai-95 commemorated the birthday of Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam on a grand note. A special assembly was conducted by the teachers and students. KG children dressed up like Abdul Kalam .Ms. Shymala Subbu , the Principal exclaimed, proclivity towards youth and his desire to offer them the best in terms of education in the most conducive environment inspired them to fill the students’ day with fun and educative activities. She also added that he was truly a youth icon as he liked being in the company of young people and he was truly a “People’s President” and the “Man of the Masses”.