The late former President Pranab Mukherjee: At last the fight stopped. At around 5.00 pm on Monday, his son Abhijit Mukherjee tweeted that his father was no more. Former President Pranab Mukherjee accepted defeat after a few days of suffocation. Pranab Mukherjee was 84 years old at the time of his death.
A medical bulletin was issued by the Army Hospital this morning stating that the condition of the former president had deteriorated further. He had already gone into a deep coma. Ventilator support is provided. Lung infections also increase. In a medical bulletin last Saturday, doctors reported a slight improvement in Pranab. The hospital was informed that day that the kidneys were working better than before. The blood circulation in the body is stable.
The late former President Pranab Mukherjee
With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri #PranabMukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital & prayers ,duas & prarthanas from people throughout India !
I thank all of You 🙏
— Abhijit Mukherjee (@ABHIJIT_LS) August 31, 2020
On August 9, Pranab Mukherjee fell in the bathroom and got a head injury. He was later admitted to the Containment Army Hospital in Delhi. When the corona is tested, a positive report comes. He also warned those who came in contact with him by reporting on Twitter. Then he underwent surgery on his head. Pranab Mukherjee has been in a coma ever since. The country is mourning his death.
Kirnahar of Birbhum, practically fatherless in Pranab’s death. The sweet path of this village, straight to the Rashtrapati Bhavan across the broken bridge, left a long colorful life for the beloved Paltu of Kirnahar. Born on December 11, 1935. Baba Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee was an active activist in the freedom movement. Later he was also a member of the Legislative Council of West Bengal. That is the source of Pranab’s politics.
In 1969, Pranab Mukherjee single-handedly defeated VK Krishna Menon by campaigning in the Midnapore by-election. Then Pranab came to the notice of Indira Gandhi. Pranab entered the National Congress practically holding the hand of Indira Gandhi. Then Pranab of Bengal was a member of Rajya Sabha from 1969 to 2002. Pranab, a close associate of Indira Gandhi, was the Union Deputy Minister for Industrial Development in the Indira Gandhi Cabinet in 1973.
Pranab was still active in the Indira cabinet when the country was in an emergency in 1975-77. After the change of power in the country in 1977, Pranab was appointed by the “Janata Sarkar” Shah Commission. In 1979, Pranab became the Deputy Leader of the Indian National Congress in the Rajya Sabha. In 1980, he was the main leader of the Rajya Sabha of the National Congress.
From 1982 to 1984, Pranab became the Finance Minister after holding several cabinet posts. During his tenure, India paid the last installment of India’s first IMF loan. The then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee signed Manmohan’s letter of appointment as the Governor of the Reserve Bank.
Pranab was cornered after the death of Indira Gandhi. Despite having a lot of experience from Pranab Rajiv Gandhi, Indira’s son took charge. He was removed from the cabinet during the Rajiv period and was sent to run the West Bengal Provincial Congress.
Pranab founded his own party in 1986. Named the State Socialist Congress. Three years later, in 1989, with the mediation of Rajiv Gandhi, the two Congresses reunited. Pranab is a homecoming. Later when Pranab was asked about his becoming the Prime Minister, his answer was, “Oh, RCR was never my destination.” ৭ Address of RCR Prime Minister’s Residence.
After the death of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, Pranab’s political life changed again. Pranab was the Deputy Chairman of the Indian Planning Commission as a Cabinet Minister during Narasimha Rao’s tenure. He was the Minister of External Affairs from 1955 to 1996 during Narasimha.
Pranab was the General Secretary of the All India National Congress from 1998 to 1999 when Sonia Gandhi was the President of the Congress. In 2000, Pranab Mukherjee became the President of the West Bengal Congress again. Then he held this post for 10 consecutive years. Pranab won from Jangipur Lok Sabha and became the leader of Lok Sabha in 2004. He won again from that center in 2009. In 2004, it was rumored that Pranab would be the next Prime Minister, but Sonia Gandhi became the Prime Minister from the Pranab has managed several important departments during the Manmohan Singh era. He was the Minister of Defense, Finance, and Foreign Affairs. Pranab left active politics in 2012 and became President on July 25. His term ended on July 25, 2017, and his new president was Ram Nath Kobind.