Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away at 84.
Mukherjee’s son Shri Abhijit Mukherjee confirmed the news via his personal Twitter account.
Abhijit Mukherjee Tweeted-
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 🙏
— Abhijit Mukherjee (@ABHIJIT_LS) August 31, 2020
President Ramnath Kovind also paid condolences to the departed soul via official twitter account of the “President of India”-
पूर्व राष्ट्रपति, श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी के स्वर्गवास के बारे में सुनकर हृदय को आघात पहुंचा। उनका देहावसान एक युग की समाप्ति है। श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी के परिवार, मित्र-जनों और सभी देशवासियों के प्रति मैं गहन शोक-संवेदना व्यक्त करता हूँ।
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 31, 2020
The veteran politician 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.
May his eternal soul rest in peace.