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Work place of Dr Kalam Wheeler Island in Odisha now renamed after him

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday renamed Bhadrak district’s Wheeler Island after former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

“The Chief Minister has named Wheeler Island after the Missile Man,” said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office.

Mr. Patnaik hopes that it would encourage the youth to further pursue a scientific temperament.

It would be Odisha’s humble homage to the legendary scientist in return for his unstinted love towards this land, he said in the statement.

There was a growing demand across sections of society to rename the island after Dr. Kalam, who described the island as his ‘Theatre of Action’.

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