Pranab Mukherjee passes away

News Desk: Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away today 31st August 2020 at the age of 84. The information was given by his son Abhijit Mukherjee.

“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,” Abhijit tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi always thanked him for the guidance he got from him during his initial days in the Prime Ministerial office. In his tweets he mentioned

“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”