Published on: December 13, 2021



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one-sidedly President of India pays homage to  Pranab Mukherjee on his Birth Anniversary


  • 11 December 1935 – 31 August 2020
  • Born in Mirati, a village in the Bengal Presidency of British India
  • Senior leader in the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India
  • Awarded India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 2019
  • Elected Rajya Sabha in 1969
  • Finance Minister of India in 1982–84
  • Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012
  • Formed his own party, the Rashtriya Samajwadi Congress, which merged with Congress in 1989
  • V. Narasimha Rao appointed him Planning Commission head in 1991 and foreign minister in 1995
  • Principal architect of Sonia Gandhi’s ascent to the party’s presidency in 1998
  • Won a Lok Sabha seat for the first time in 2004, Mukherjee
  • 13 President of India
  • In June 2018, Mukherjee became the first former President of India to address a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) even