Museum in honour of Kalam to be inaugurated on July 27July 16, 2017 08:55
A museum in honour of late President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam will be inaugurated at Peikarambur area in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram on July 27, Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan said.
The museum would come up on a 3.45 acre site and would also house a planetorium, he told reporters after inspecting ongoing works in the area.
Radhakrishnan hoped future generations would draw inspiration after visiting the museum and added that it would become a 'holy place' for one and all.
Referring to the vexed fishermen's issue, he said 42 boats of Indian fishermen had been released after the matter was taken up with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that another 100 would be released soon.
He said the Centre would give 750 boats to Tamil Nadu fishermen under a central government sponsored scheme.
The minister said steps were being taken by the prime minister to solve the problem of Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen straying into each nation's territorial waters.