‘Ignited Minds- Unleashing the Power within India’ is a book written by the former President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. He was in power between the years 2002 to 2007.
It has a number of inspirational messages to the young Indians that empowers them to lead people towards a better nation.
The book showcases the importance of different things in life like the need to dream big because dreams will lead to thoughts and the thoughts will lead to actions.
He implies that due respect has to be given to our parents, teachers and saints. There is a space beyond politics and religion where the people have to set their focus and attention.
The career oriented content of the book aims to bring the good forces of the people to build a better place. He points out that the enemy of the people in India is poverty.
The challenge to eradicate poverty is the most important obstacle towards the growth of the country.
India is a nation with different faiths, ideologies, customs, careers and cultures.
So a unified system of understanding has to be well developed among all people in order to achieve our dreams, aspirations and goals.
The strength of India lies in its diversity of people across the different states speaking different languages and having different administrations.
He takes quotes from the words of Abraham Lincoln, Thirukkural and Rabindranath Tagore to inspire the young generation of the world.