Elections a victory of democracy: Kalam
15 October 2002
The Daily Excelsior
TEZPUR, ASSAM: President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam today described the recent Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election as the victory of democracy. In a question - answer session held at the Tezpur University here, when a student asked what was his message to the world about the victory of democracy, Dr Kalam replied that the entire world already knows about the victory of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. Replying to another query, Dr Kalam said missiles were prepared for defence but it could also be used for the welfare of human beings and cited an example that brackish water could be converted into potable water only with the help of missile technology.