Breaking: Former President Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84


GUWAHATI: Former president of India Pranab Mukherjee has passed away at the age of 84 years on Monday. 

“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,” tweeted Abhijit Mukherjee, son of the former president.

Mukherjee had suffered a fall at his Rajaji Marg house and had been operated to remove a blood clot in his brain on August 10. Doctors on Monday morning warned that there was a decline in his condition and he was in septic shock due to infection in his lung.