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Pranab Mukherjee

13th President of India

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Pranab Mukherjee: 13th President of India
Pranab Kumar Mukherjee was an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political career spanning five decades, Mukherjee was a senior leader in the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India. Prior to his election as President, Mukherjee was Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012. He was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 2019, by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.

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Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha remembers Pranab Mukherjee [Video]

Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha remembers Pranab Mukherjee

On September 14, Rajya Sabha proceedings begun on the first day of Monsoon Session. The proceedings had begun following the social distancing norms. The members of Rajya Sabha paid tribute to former MP..

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Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha MPs pay tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee and others [Video]

Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha MPs pay tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee and others

The fourth session of 17th Lok Sabha began on September 14 during the Parliament's monsoon session. This is first Parliament session amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All safety measures have been taken to..

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Mortal remains of Pranab Mukherjee immersed in Ganga at Har ki Pauri [Video]

Mortal remains of Pranab Mukherjee immersed in Ganga at Har ki Pauri

The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee were immersed in the Ganga at Har ki Pauri late Tuesday evening by his son Abhijit Mukherjee. Before the immersion of the ashes, a ritual was..

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'Would have taken mortal remains to West Bengal but..': Pranab Mukherjee's son [Video]

'Would have taken mortal remains to West Bengal but..': Pranab Mukherjee's son

Noting that many people could not attend the cremation of Pranab Mukherjee because of the COVID-19 situation, his son Abhijit Mukherjee on Tuesday said the family would have considered taking the..

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जो राजनीति में बिना विवाद काम सीखना चाहते हैं उन [Video]

जो राजनीति में बिना विवाद काम सीखना चाहते हैं उन

पूर्व राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी के निधन पर गृह मंत्री अमित शाह ने शोक व्यक्त..

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours [Video]

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi road electric crematorium on September 1. Pranab Mukherjee’s son, Abhijit Mukherjee performed his last rites. His..

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President Kovind, PM Modi & several leaders pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee [Video]

President Kovind, PM Modi & several leaders pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chiefs of the three defence services and several leaders paid their last respects to former president Pranab..

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Pranab Mukherjee has left a void, he'll be remembered always: Mohan Bhagwat [Video]

Pranab Mukherjee has left a void, he'll be remembered always: Mohan Bhagwat

While addressing the media in Maharashtra's Nagpur on September 01, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat spoke on demise of former president Pranab Mukherjee. "Pranab Mukherjee has..

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CM Hemant Soren condoles Pranab Mukherjee's demise [Video]

CM Hemant Soren condoles Pranab Mukherjee's demise

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren on August 31 expressed his condolences on the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee. He said, "In the journey of his politics he did several appreciation..

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Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka mourn demise of Pranab Mukherjee [Video]

Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka mourn demise of Pranab Mukherjee

India's neighbouring countries Nepal and Bhutan expressed their condolences on the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee. Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli took to Twitter to pay tribute to..

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Former India president Mukherjee dies [Video]

Former India president Mukherjee dies

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 this month, died on Monday. Edward Baran reports.

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'A true statesman': Bollywood condoles former president Pranab Mukherjee's demise [Video]

'A true statesman': Bollywood condoles former president Pranab Mukherjee's demise

Bolloywood mourned the demise of former president Pranab Mukherjee. Pranab Mukherjee died at 84 in an army hospital in New Delhi. The news was announced by Mukherjee's son Abhijit on Twitter. Soon..

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Pranab Mukherjee was a towering statesman: PM Modi mourns former President's demise [Video]

Pranab Mukherjee was a towering statesman: PM Modi mourns former President's demise

Former President and Bharat Ratna awardee Pranab Mukherjee passed away at age of 84 on August 31. His son Abhijit Mukherjee announced the news on Twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter..

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Pranab Mukherjee dies: President Kovind, PM Modi, others offer condolences [Video]

Pranab Mukherjee dies: President Kovind, PM Modi, others offer condolences

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday. His son, Abhijit Mukherjee made the announcement on social media. The Congress veteran was admitted in a Delhi hospital and had been operated to..

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84 [Video]

Former President Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passed away on August 31, his son Abhijit Mukherjee announced on Twitter. He was 84 and had contracted COVID-19. He was hospitalised for lung infection and was on..

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Lok Sabha adjourned for an hour after offering tributes to Pranab Mukherjee, others

Lok Sabha MPs paid tribute to former President Pranab Mukherjee, legendary Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj, ex-Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, Uttar..
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PM Narendra Modi lauds Supriyo's musical tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee

Supriyo, an MP from West Bengal, had said, "My Humble Tribute to beloved Ex-President Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee. Tagore's "Dhaye Jeno Mor Shokol Bhalo Basha". Thanks to the affection & most..
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Daughter Sharmistha custodian of Pranab Mukherjee's diaries, to take call on publishing them

The late Pranab Mukherjee, former President and long-time Congress leader, made his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee custodian of the diaries he wrote almost every day during his five-decade political..
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Pranab Mukherjee was close friend of Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa visited the India House here and wrote about Mukherjee in the condolence book. In a tweet, the High Commission of India in Colombo thanked Rajapaksa for being the first to offer his..
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Dhaka: Bangladesh's flag hoisted half-mast as tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee

his is a rare show of tribute by the neighbouring nation for any Indian leader.
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres condoles death of former President Pranab Mukherjee


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'Loss of a great leader': US President Trump condoles demise of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, and said he was saddened to learn about his passing.
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Pranab Mukherjee a distinguished national leader, tall statesman: Govt in notification


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Bangladesh announces national mourning in honour of former President Pranab Mukherjee


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Pranab Mukherjee worked relentlessly to strengthen the country: Home minister Amit Shah

"For decades, Pranab da had been working true to his name in the horizon of Indian polity. He worked relentlessly to strengthen the nation. His immense contributions will never be forgotten," the home..
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Special prayer session for Pranab Mukherjee at Visva-Bharati

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At condolence meet for Pranab, Karnataka Congress leaders raise questions over former President speech at RSS shivir


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'Visionary leadership' of Pranab Mukherjee helped drive India's rise as global power: Pompeo

Former president Pranab Mukherjee's "visionary leadership" helped drive India's rise as a global power and paved the way for a stronger US-India partnership, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on..
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Will convert a floor of our home into museum-cum-library in Pranab Mukherjee's memory: Abhijit


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Country lost a distinguished leader, outstanding parliamentarian: Union Cabinet on Pranab Mukherjee


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Pranab Mukherjee made positive contribution to India-China ties: Beijing


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Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi Road electric crematorium in New Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. His son performed his last rites. Mukherjee's family and..
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Pranab Mukherjee would be remembered by generations: PM Narendra Modi


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Due to Covid-19, Pranab Mukherjee's mortal remains were carried in van instead of gun carriage

In view of the ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19, the mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee arrived at the crematorium in a hearse van instead of the gun carriage. "Due to the..
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Delhi: Last rites of Pranab Mukherjee performed by son Abhijit at Lodhi crematorium

The last rites for former President of India Pranab Mukherjee were conducted today (i.e. Tuesday, September 1) at the Lodhi Crematorium in New Delhi. The former president's son Abhijit Mukherjee..
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Irreparable loss for the country: Shah on Pranab Mukherjee's demise

Expressing condolences over the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that it is an irreparable loss for the country. "It is shocking that Bharat..
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Pranab Mukherjee has left a void, will always be remembered: RSS Chief


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President, VP, Prime Minister pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee


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'Pranab Mukherjee will be forever remembered in annals of Indian history': US condoles demise of ex-President of India

US State Department on Monday condoled the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee, saying that he will be forever remembered in the annals of Indian history.
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Last rites of Pranab Mukherjee to be held today in Delhi; nation to pay final homage to former President of India

The last rites of former President of India will be conducted today (i.e. Tuesday, September 1) and he will be laid in state at his official residence in 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi, where citizens..
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How Pranab Mukherjee was a fount of advice and lessons for netas


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How Pranab Mukherjee was PM Modi’s Delhi guide after 2014 debut


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Pranab Mukherjee had many hits as FM but also a few misses


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Pranab Mukherjee: Numbers man, teacher who chose khadi over school


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Admitted for brain clot, Pranab Mukherjee never came out of coma


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Pranab Mukherjee, a President who could have been PM


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Pranab Mukherjee, 'dada' of Indian politics, bids goodbye at 84

Pranab Mukherjee, whose career on the national political stage began as a Rajya Sabha MP in 1969 and ended as President in 2017, passed away Monday evening at the age of 84 – 22 days after he was..
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I learnt so much from him, says Sonia Gandhi in letter to Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday expressed her condolences on the passing away of former President Pranab Mukherjee, saying that his life over the past 50 years mirrored 50 years of the..
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina mourns Pranab Mukherjee


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10 unique initiatives by Pranab Mukherjee as the President


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Learnt a lot from Pranab Da, he brought distinction to every post he held: Sonia Gandhi in her condolence message

Expressing great shock over the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, party president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said she learnt a lot from the Congress veteran, who brought distinction to every..
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Feel blessed to have been born as your daughter, says Sharmistha in tributes to Pranab Mukherjee

Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee on Monday paid glowing tributes to her father Pranab Mukherjee and said she feels blessed to have been born as his daughter.In a tweet, Sharmistha Mukherjee who is..
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Rahul Gandhi, other political leaders express grief over former President Pranab Mukherjee's death

"With great sadness, the nation receives the news of the unfortunate demise of our former President Pranab Mukherjee. I join the country in paying homage to him. My deepest condolences to the bereaved..
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Pranab Mukherjee was like 'guide' for us, didn't believe in political untouchability: RSS

Condoling the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday described him as a "guide" for the Sangh and said he didn't believe in political untouchability.Mukherjee..
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Government announces 7-day state mourning on Pranab Mukherjee's death

In a statement, the home ministry said that as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, state mourning will be observed for seven days throughout India from August 31 to September 6, both days..
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Pranab Mukherjee, the man beyond politics


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Nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons: Prez Kovind on Mukherjee's demise

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday condoled the death of his predecessor Pranab Mukherjee saying his demise is the passing of an era and the nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons.“Sad to..
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Leaders across political spectrum pay tribute to Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantt for emergency surgery of brain clot. Later he also tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted on August 10 after..
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Pranab Mukherjee, the towering statesman who strived for consensus in polity

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 on Monday in Delhi's Army's Research and Referral Hospital after his medical condition declined in the morning and he suffered a..
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India mourns former President Pranab Mukherjee


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'A visit to Delhi without Pranabda is unimaginable,' tweets Mamata Banerjee

Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantt for emergency surgery of brain clot. Later he also tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted on August 10 after..
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Five notable moments in Pranab Mukherjee's political life


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'There is a limit to one's patience': What Pranab Mukherjee told then US Secretary of State post 26/11 attacks

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee has died at the age of 84. Here's an exclusive excerpt from Mukherjee's autobiographical account of the coalition era which includes the 26/11 terror strike..
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'I was new to Delhi in 2014': PM Modi recalls how Pranab Mukherjee had guided and supported him years back

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away at the age of 84 on this day. While eulogizing Pranab Mukherjee's vast political career,..
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