Pranab Mukherjee dies on Monday after a prolonged illness. The former President passed away at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi. His son Abhijit Mukherjee took to Twitter and made this sorrowful announcement, he thanked the efforts of the doctors at RR hospital and thanked the people of the country for their immense love and support.
Mr. Mukherjee was tested positive for COVID-19 on August 10, since then his health was deteriorating. He had been in coma and was on ventilator support. He suffered a septic shock due to his lung infection on Monday morning.
Here’s the tweet by Abhijit Mukherjee:
Veteran Congress politician became the 13th President of India in 2012 and was very much appreciated for his humble and generous attitude towards the people. His political journey was very strong and impactful as he has served on various cabinet posts including finance, defence, and others in the UPA government.
His demise is very heartbreaking for the country and the people are posting on social media and showing their deep condolences on this loss. Twitter is flooded with tweets and within minutes Pranab Mukherjee’s death is trending all over social media.
Here are some of the tweets posted by the commoners:
Many respected citizens of the country poured their tribute to the Veteran Congressman, from Virat Kohli to VVS Laxman many sports star and political leaders have shown their grief on Twitter. Virat Kohli received his Padma Shri award from Pranab Mukherjee in 2017.