New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, says son Abhijit Mukherjee. He was 84. He was admitted to the hospital on August 10 for a surgery to remove a clot in his brain, following which he developed a lung infection and had a renal dysfunction.
President Ram Nath Kovind condoles death of former President Pranab Mukherjee.
Endowed with perspicacity and wisdom, Bharat Ratna Shri Mukherjee combined tradition and modernity. In his 5 decade long illustrious public life, he remained rooted to the ground irrespective of the exalted offices he held. He endeared himself to people across political spectrum
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 31, 2020