India’s former president and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee died today. He was 84. Seeking treatment at Delhi’s Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital. For a brain surgery.
However Mukherjee had tested positive for the coronavirus disease. After that he had undergone a successful surgery to remove a brain clot. However lately health was failing.
Various senior leaders expressed condolences to the family. Including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.
‘Was blessed to have his guidance,’ says PM Modi
‘His demise is passing of an era,’ says President Ram Nath Kovind
‘His demise left a huge void in Indian polity,’ says union home minister Amit shah
‘My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends,’ says Rahul Gandhi
‘God give courage to his family and loved ones to bear this sorrow,’ tweets Delhi CM Kejriwal
‘Deeply mourn the sad demise of Bharat Ratna Pranab Babu,’ says Ravi Shankar Prasad
‘Country lost one of its finest sons,’ says environment minister Prakash Javadekar
In conclusion the country is mourning the lose of a great leader and former president.