Lok Sabha Speaker pays tribute to Pranab Mukherjee on his birth anniversary

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Published: December 11,2020 11:33 AM
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December 11, 2020: The Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday paid tribute to former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birth anniversary.

December 11, 2020: The Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday paid tribute to former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birth anniversary.



Taking to Twitter, the speaker tweeted,





Mukherjee, who passed away earlier this year, was born in the village of Mirati in Birbhum District of West Bengal to freedom fighters Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee and Rajlakshmi on December 11, 1935. His father, also a Congress leader, went to jail several times for his role in India's struggle for independence.



He passed away at the Delhi's Army Hospital Hospital where he was admitted after undergoing surgery for removal of a clot in his brain. He was conferred Bharat Ratna in 2019.