NFTV:National Desk : Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, announces his son Abhijit Mukherjee. Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India and one of the stalwart of Indian power politics, breathed his last on August 31 at the time of death he was 84 years of age. The information was announced by his son Abhijit Mukherjee. The former president was found to be coronavirus positive when he went to Army Hospital for treatment. At the hospital, he underwent surgery for a blood clot in the brain.”With a Heavy Heart, this is to inform you that my father Pranab Mukherjee has just passed away in spite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital and prayers, duas & prarthanas from people throughout India,” Abhijit tweeted. Pranab Mukherjee’s health worsened and was on ventilator support for days.

He was Minister of Finance between 2009 and 2012, Minister of Defence (2004-2006), Minister of External Affairs (2006-2009).

Pranab Mukherjee was a staunch Congressman. But this did not stop him from his duties during the years of NDA rule.

Pranab Mukherjee’s political career spanned five decades, the highest point of which came when he became President Of India. He was in the Presidential office from 2012 to 2017. His   political career spanned five decades,