India’s Former President Pranab Mukherjee Dies At 84; India Lose A Great Person

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to pay tribute, saying he was blessed to have Pranab Mukherjee's guidance since he took office.

Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee Latest News Updates - INDIALIVEDAILY.COM

New Delhi: India’s Former President Pranab Mukherjee Death News: The notable former president of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has passed away at the age of 84. He was suffering from lungs infection and he had also tested positive for COVID-19 test.

His son Abhijit Mukherjee tweeted “With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri Pranab Mukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital and prayers, duas and prarthanas from people throughout India ! I thank all of You,“.

Prime Minister tweeted “India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation. A scholar par excellence, a towering statesman, he was admired across the political spectrum and by all sections of society.

President of India Mr. Kovind tweeted “Sad to hear that former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee is no more. His demise is passing of an era. A colossus in public life, he served Mother India with the spirit of a sage. The nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons. Condolences to his family, friends & all citizens.

West Bengal’s Chief Minister tweeted “It is with deep sorrow I write this. Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee has left us. An era has ended. For decades he was a father figure. From my first win as MP, to being my senior Cabinet colleague, to his becoming President while I was CM…(1/2)“.

INDIALIVEDAILY.COM Tweeted “#PranabMukherjee Rest in peace“.

The Centre has announced seven days of state mourning for the former President. Mr. Mukherjee was President of India from 2012 to 2017.

📣 India Live Daily is now on Facebook. Click here to Like & Follow Our Facebook Page (@IndiaLiveDaily) and stay updated with the latest headlines.