As India�??s 11th president, Abdul Kalam captured the hearts of people all over India. He threw open the doors of Rashtrapati Bhavan to the general public. He invited schoolchildren to attend the function to appoint him President of India. He hated being addressed as �??Your Excellency,�?? and told people not to do so. Abdul kalam was the first scientist to occupy the highest office in the land. He is known for his powerful intellect and his humility. He is an example to us all.