Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away at an age of 84 on Monday, was a massive loss for not only India but also for the world. One of the most celebrated people in Indian politics, Pranab Mukherjee, was an influencer like no one who garnered his experience of politics after witnessing independence and the pain of partition that came tucked along.
The former President started his political career way back in 1969 and through his towering political presence left an impeccable memory and academic prowess. He held several political ministries for India throughout his glorious career and was a statesman like no one. Here are a few images of his life in remembrance.
Here’s Pranab in an avatar the political old guard will remember him by.
Pranab Sir with Indira Gandhi. Seems like a good bond.
One when he was addressing his people as the transport minister.
One from the time of emergency.
Pranab Da sparking up one of his signature pipes.
Pranab Da enjoying holi
He had also worked as the commerce minister under Rajiv Gandhi.
One from the time when Pranab Da and ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met for the the launch former’s book.
One with her daughter
Being conferred the Bharat Ratna Award. This is from 2019.
Pranab ji was a role model for the current Prime Minister Narendra Modi too.
May his soul rest in peace.