Responding to the love and affection of the little ones, Kalam replied to the school head teacher that he would try to visit the school next time he comes to north Kerala.
According to Headmistress V J Rosa of Muslim Orphanage Upper Primary School at Muttil near here, the content of the cards varied according to the taste and talent of each student.
Some jotted down poems; some drew pictures and many simply conveyed their best wishes and Independence Day greetings", she said.
"In Kalam, they have some one with whom they could easily strike a chord," she said.
The post cards were posted a couple of days before Independence Day to ensure that they reached on the eve of the celebrations.
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