Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Passes Away at 84

 

Pranab Mukherjee

Former Indian President and prominent Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee has died due to multiple organ failure. He was also tested positive for COVID-19. He was 84 years old and served the Indian cabinets for more than five decades. He has a fall earlier this month and has an emergency surgery for blood clot in the brain. After the surgery he contracted the coronavirus and his condition worsen. After the surgery he remained in coma.

His son, Abhijeet Mukherjee confirmed the news on Twitter about his father’s demise.

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted about the death of Pranab Mukherjee. He said the death of former president is end of an era.

Mukherjee hold the Indian Presidential Office from 2012 to 2017. Before holding the Presidential office he served as the finance, defence and foreign affairs minister. He was a teacher at a West Bengal college before holding a public office in 1969.

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