Monday, May 05, 2008

The ‘People’s Bhavan'

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The Kalam Effect: My Years with the President
P.M. Nair
( http://www.harpercollins.com/)

The connected President

In the first few weeks after Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam became President, he received an e-mail from a young girl in Agra. “It said, ‘Uncle, in our area, there is only one park and in that park, there is only one see-saw. And that has been out of order for the last ten days. Nobody bothers.’ And this e-mail came up for discussion in the morning meeting,” narrates P.M. Nair in The Kalam Effect: My Years with the President.

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