Former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee passes away

Former President of India and veteran Congress politician Pranab Mukherjee passes away. His son Abhijit Mukherjee conveyed this news through Twitter.

Pranab Mukherjee’s health has already worsened after a lung infection, a hospital in Delhi said today. The former President  has been in coma since a brain surgery earlier this month.

“There is a decline in the medical condition of Pranab Mukherjee since yesterday. He is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by team of specialists. He continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support,” the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital said in a statement.

Many Politicians and different Party leaders tweeted and expressed grief on this sad news. #pranabmukherjee trends on Twitter as loads of condolences from all over the world comes in.

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