#Pranab Mukherjee

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pranab Mukherjee said the NDA government failed in its primary responsibility to ensure the smooth and proper functioning of Parliament. (Photo Credit: AFP File Photo)

  • Pranab Mukherjee's memoir 'The Presidential Years, 2012-2017' was released on Tuesday
  • He said that PM Modi must take inspiration from his predecessors and provide visible leadership
  • He said a disruptive Opposition loses the moral authority to put the government on the mat

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Excerpts of 'The Presidential Years', released last week, blame Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh for the Congress's fall from power. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ABHIJIT_LS)

  • Abhijit Mukherjee sought an immediate stop to publication of his father's memoir without his written consent
  • His sister Sharmishtha requested him 'not to create any unncecessary hurdles'
  • The 'Presidential Years' is the last of the four-part memoirs by former President Pranab Mukherjee 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former president Pranab Mukherjee had a five-decade-long political career, where he served as a senior leader in the Congress. (AFP File Photo)

  • If I had become the PM in 2004, Congress might have averted the 2014 Lok Sabha drubbing: Mukherjee
  • PM Modi seemed to have employed a autocratic style of governance during his 1st term, he wrote
  • Mukherjee completed his memoir "The Presidential Years" before his death and it will be published in January

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Donald Trump said Pranab Mukherjee was a great leader. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • US President wrote, "I send my condolences to his family"
  • Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday
  • He was hospitalised since August 10

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to Twitter to express his condolences. (Photo Credit: AFP/File)

  • "Saddened to hear of passing of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee," said Pompeo
  • Several prominent US leaders and organisations also expressed their condolences
  • Former president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former president Pranab Mukherjee had been admitted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Former President Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday
  • He underwent surgery to remove brain clot, on August 10
  • After being admitted to the hospital, he had also tested positive for coronavirus

Joe Biden said that former President Pranab Mukherjee was a 'devout public servant' (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JoeBiden)

  • A number of prominent US leaders have condoled the death of Pranab Mukherjee
  • New York Times described him as an "Indispensable Man of Indian Politics"
  • The former president died on Monday following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mamata Banerjee and Pranab Mukherjee were part of the West Bengal unit of the Congress. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the Army RR Hospital in Delhi on Monday
  • Mamata Banerjee and Pranab Mukherjee had known each other for at least four decades 
  • Banerjee offered her condlences to Abhijit and Sharmistha Mukherjee

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Narendra Modi pays his last respect to former President Pranab Mukherjee. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu too paid last respects to Pranab Mukherjee
  • The former president passed away on Monday
  • His last rites will be performed on Tuesday at 2:00 pm

.Delhi, India
The 84-year-old died at Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • His funeral will be held at 2 pm at the Lodhi Road crematorium
  • Official dignitaries will pay respects from 9.15 am to 10.15 am
  • The central government  announced seven-day national mourning