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“Deeply anguished”: Amit Shah, JP Nadda mourn Pranab Mukherjee’s death

Aug. 31, 2020, 6:42 p.m.

New Delhi: Union Home Minister and former BJP President Amit Shah as well as BJP’s present chief JP Nadda have condoled the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee.

Shah said he is “deeply anguished” on the passing away of Mukherjee. Saying that Mukherjee served the nation with “utmost devotion”, Shah tweeted, “Pranab Da’s life will always be cherished for his impeccable service and indelible contribution to our motherland. His demise has left a huge void in Indian polity. My sincerest condolences are with his family and followers on this irreparable loss. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti.”

Nadda remarked, “Saddened by the demise of former President and statesman Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He has served the Country in many roles with diligence and determination. He is widely admired across the parties for his intellect and perseverance.”

The former President, who was admitted at the Army Research and Referral Hospital died on Monday evening, family members said.

Pranab Mukherjee was hospitalized for the past 21 days and been critical following a brain surgery.


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