Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India breathed last on Monday, August 31st. The news of his death was confirmed by his son Abhijit Mukherjee.
President Of India Pranab Mukherjee took his last breath on August 31st. The politician was found to be coronavirus positive and hence he was admitted to Army Hospital for treatment. He underwent surgery on August 10 for a blood clot in the brain. But Mukherjee’s health worsened and was on a ventilator.
The death news was confirmed by his son Abhijit who tweeted.”With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Pranab Mukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital and prayers, duas & prarthanas from people throughout India,”
Let us tell you he was a backbone for the Indian government. He served as India’s 13th President from 2012 to 2017. Apart from this, he was as Minister of Finance between 2009 and 2012, Minister of Defence (2004-2006), Minister of External Affairs (2006-2009). Mukherjee was conferred Padma Vibhushan in 2008. And Bharat Ratna in 2019 which is considered to be India’s highest civilian award.