The Global Energy Parliament held a Commemoration Meeting for Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on August 23 at the Isa Viswa Vidyalayam, Anayara, Thiruvananthapuram. Shri. V.S. Sivakumar, Hon. Minister for Health, Govt of Kerala, inaugurated the meeting, and spoke about the great contribution that Dr. Kalam made to the world.
Shri. G. Madhavan Nair, former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), was the Chief Guest, and told several stories about his time with Dr. Kalam at ISRO.
His Holiness Swami Isa, Founder of the Global Energy Parliament, also spoke in tribute to the great scientist and his standards of intellectual greatness and humility. Swamiji compared his broadness of mind and heart to a physicist who overcomes the material fetishism of objectivity through classical Physics, to discover the world of possibilities contained in subjectivity through Quantum Physics.
GEP Chairman Dr. A. Sukumaran Nair, Former Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, presided over the meeting, and Dr. M. R. Thampan, GEP Secretary, gave the Welcome Speech. Several other members of the Global Energy Parliament from the scientific and educational community spoke in tribute to Dr. Kalam.
Onam Kits were distributed to disadvantaged members of the community by Adv. Punchakkary R. Nair, on behalf of the Isa Viswa Prajnana Trust.