Making of the PresidentPerson of undeniable eminence with wide public endorsement. It is almost impossible for political parties to be seen opposing him. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is known as the missile man and, fittingly enough, his selection last week as the certain President-elect was a bolt from the blue.
The President and the cobblerOn an official visit to the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram where he once worked, the President took time off to visit George, a cobbler who he used to chat with while he repaired Kalam's shoes.