August 31, 2020 : Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away today at the age of 84-years-old.
His son Abhijit Mukherjee, tweeted at 5:46 PM, “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”.
Pranab Mukherjee had underwent a brain surgery on August 10 and was on ventilator support since then at Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) hospital in Delhi to remove a large clot in his brain.
He was also tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery.