Tributes pour in for former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee 

Tribute poured in for former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Hospital at the age 84. His last rites were held on September 1 and his body was laid in state at his official residence 10 Rajaji Marg in the National Capital.  

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh and Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal were the prominent figures who paid last respects to the former President of India.  

US State Department also condoled the death of the former President. US State Department`s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) took it to the micro-blogging site Twitter and tweeted, “Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of former President Pranab Mukherjee. We stand with the people of India as they grieve the loss of a great leader who will be forever remembered in the annals of Indian history.” 

India has declared a 7-day mourning in the honour of Former President Pranab Mukherjee . 

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