Former India President Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 on Monday. The news was given by his son in a tweet.
“With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri #PranabMukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital & prayers ,duas & prarthanas from people throughout India !
I thank all of You Folded hands,” the tweet read.
This morning, the army hospital in Delhi had reported a decline in his condition. He had gone into septic shock due to his lung infection, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital had said.
With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri #PranabMukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital & prayers ,duas & prarthanas from people throughout India !— Abhijit Mukherjee (@ABHIJIT_LS) August 31, 2020
I thank all of You 🙏
With great sadness, the nation receives the news of the unfortunate demise of our former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 31, 2020
I join the country in paying homage to him.
My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends. pic.twitter.com/zyouvsmb3V
Home Minister Amit Shah condoles death of former President Pranab Mukherjee. pic.twitter.com/mzZmc2MfN2— ANI (@ANI) August 31, 2020
Deeply condole the death of former President Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee.— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) August 31, 2020
An era has come to an end. A colossus in public life has left us.
He served Mother India with statesman spirit like a sage rising above partisan politics.
Nation has lost a great statesman. pic.twitter.com/i8t1GGSZ9g
Sad to hear about the demise of Former President, Bharat Ratna & one of the finest politicians of India Pranab Mukherjee Ji, who has left behind an unmatched political legacy. #PranabMukherjee pic.twitter.com/lTEGX7Sa6z— Dr Pushpa Amarnath (@DrPushpaAmarnat) August 31, 2020
Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He belonged to the league of leaders respected & loved across the spectrum. May god give strength to his family & loves ones. The nation will remember his immense contributions forever! pic.twitter.com/aqsilNOOgb— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 31, 2020