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

Video Credit: ANI
Published on August 31, 2020 - Duration: 01:32s

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 and wrote, "India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee.

He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation.

A scholar par excellence, a towering statesman, he was admired across the political spectrum and by all sections of society." Home Minister Amit Shah expressed his condoles on death of former President Pranab Mukherjee.

President Ram Nath Kovind said that his demise is passing of an era.


You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Narendra Modi

14th and current Prime Minister of India
The Prime Minister will also unveil the seaplane service connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 hours ago

"I am sad and numb after hearing the news of Keshubhai Patel's demise. He was like a father figure to me. It is an irreparable loss for me. He had given six..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 hours ago





Amit Shah

Minister of Home Affairs (India)
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 8 hours ago

Schedule 4 was added to UAPA in August 2019 as part of Narendra Modi government’s ‘zero tolerance’ approach to terror. Home minister Amit Shah, guided by..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid rich tributes to around 35,398 police personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty since Independence,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Related news from verified sources

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...
on August 31, 2020 • DNA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee saying 'he left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of...
on August 31, 2020 • Zee News

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...
on August 31, 2020 • DNA

Related videos from verified sources

‘PM Modi and President Trump get along very well’: Nikki Haley 03:44
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published 4 days ago 

'Not anti-national or religious fight': J&K mega alliance to expose 'lies' 04:14
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published 5 days ago 

‘Grave injustice to farmers’: Sonia Gandhi slams PM Modi over farm laws 05:26
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on October 2, 2020 

You might like