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Pranab Mukherjee Death Anniversary: Indian Leaders Pay Tribute To The Former President


Aug 31, 2021

Remembering India’s former President Pranab Mukherjee, Indian leaders paid tribute to the Bharat Ratna awardee on his death anniversary. Taking on their Twitter accounts, Union Ministers including Hardeep Singh Puri, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and several others leaders paid their respects to the former President. Dr Pranab Mukherjee breathed his last August 31, 2020, after he was admitted to coma post a successful brain surgery at Army Hospital (R&R) in New Delhi. 

Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri wrote that the late President will be forever remembered ‘for his contribution to public life & exemplary service to the nation’.

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi described Pranab Mukherjee as a ‘towering statesman’ and paid him a tribute.  

Assam Chief Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma remembered the former President and said his “contribution to the nation’s progress” is “unparalleled’. 

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted saying, “Humble tributes to the former President of India, the revered Pranab Mukherjee ji on his death anniversary! He was an ajatashatru of politics. Every moment of his life was dedicated for the progress of the nation and society” in Hindi.

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