PRANAB MUKHERJEE OUR FORMER PRESIDENT IS NO MORE.

September 1, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

OUR FORMER PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE IS NO MORE HE DIED YESTARDAY EVENING ON 31st AUGUST 2020.

Pranab Mukherjee

Former President of India

Pranab Mukherjee is an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political career spanning five decades, Mukherjee has been a senior leader in the Indian National Congress and has occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India.

Born: 11 December 1935, MirityDied: 31 August 2020, New DelhiHeight: 1.63 mSpouseSuvra Mukherjee (m. 1957–2015)Previous offices: President of India (2012–2017), MORE

Pranab Mukherjee with President of NepalBidhya Devi Bhandari

Minister of Defence

Defence Minister Mukherjee escorts Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld as he arrives at the South Block building in New Delhi, 2004.

Manmohan Singh appointed Mukherjee as the Minister of Defence of India when the Congress Party once again came to power in 2004. Mukherjee held the post until 2006. He expanded co-operation with the United States during his tenure. The Times of India reported on the Wikileaks cables release and noted how the U.S. is full of praise for the “uniformed leadership” of Indian armed forces. Mukherjee in June 2005 had inked the ten-year Indo-US Defence Framework deal.

Minister of Commerce and Industry

Mukherjee thrice served as Commerce Minister of India. His first stints were in the Indira Gandhi government from 1980 to 1982 and again in 1984.[22] His third stint in the 1990s saw him contribute significantly to the negotiations which led to the establishment of the World Trade Organization.

Presidential styles of
Pranab Mukherjee
Reference styleHon’ble President[61] Shri Pranab Mukherjee (within India)
Spoken stylePresident Mukherjee
Alternative style