Pranab Da Birth Anniversary: Lesser Known facts about Former President
The country is remembering the late former President Pranab Mukherjee today. Today, he was born on 11 December 1935 in Mirti village in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
New Delhi: The country is remembering the late former President Pranab Mukherjee today. Today, he was born on 11 December 1935 in Mirti village in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Today his birth anniversary is being celebrated across the country.
Lok Sabha speaker on Pranab Mukherjee's birth Anniversary
On this special occasion, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla tweeted to remember him. He wrote in tweeting, 'I pay my respects on the birth anniversary of former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee honored with Bharat Ratna. Mukherjee ji's life will always be exemplary for all of us for the work done in the country interest by fulfilling the responsibilities conferred by the Constitution.
Former President of India:
Pranab Mukherjee has been a troubleshooter of the Congress for decades, he is also considered among the most respected politicians in the country. He was born on 11 December 1935. He died on 31 August this year at the age of 84. Pranab Mukherjee is known in the political corridor as Pranab da.
He has a long experience in politics, which is accepted by all. Pranab Mukherjee had many important responsibilities in the UPA government, besides assuming the finance ministry. Let us tell you that Pranab da has also been awarded the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for his remarkable services to the country. There were three occasions in his long political life when it was felt that he would become the Prime Minister but he missed out on becoming Prime Minister all three times.
The political career of former President Pranab Mukherjee began in 1969. During that time, he had successfully held the camp of VK Krishna Menon in Midnapore by-election. The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was impressed by his success.