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Indian Railways installs Dr APJ Kalam’s bust entirely made of scrap at Karnataka Coaching Depot


Team Udayavani, Jul 26, 2021, 2:08 PM IST

Bengaluru: In order to pay a unique tribute to the former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam, a 7.8-foot-high bust of Dr Kalam has been installed by the Indian Railways’ South Western Railway zone at the Yesvantpur Coaching Depot in Karnataka.

The bust has been made entirely of scrap material like bolts, wire ropes nuts, soap containers and damper pieces.

The pictures of the bust shared by Indian Railways on Twitter have garnered over 2,600 likes and tons of reactions with Twitterati appreciating Indian railways for its initiative.

“The most creative tribute to the Missile Man & former President of India, Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam by Yesvantpur Coaching Depot in SWR. The 7.8 ft high & 800 kg heavy structure is fabricated entirely of scrap materials like Bolts, Nuts, Wire Ropes, Soap Containers & Damper pieces,” it tweeted.

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