“With great sadness, the nation receives the news of the unfortunate demise of our former President Pranab Mukherjee. I join the country in paying homage to him. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends,” former Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
With great sadness, the nation receives the news of the unfortunate demise of our former President Shri Pranab Mukh… https://t.co/m2MPOUDEs1
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1598877469000
Taking to Twitter, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote, “Saddened to hear the news of former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s death. May God place the departed soul at their feet and give courage to his family and loved ones to bear this sorrow.”
पूर्व राष्ट्रपति श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी के निधन की दुखद खबर मिली। ईश्वर दिवंगत आत्मा को अपने श्री चरणों में स्थान दें औ… https://t.co/Xl3Pb4HuDW
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1598878363000
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala stated that an era has come to an end.
“Your thoughts, memories and sense of commitment to the Party, the People and the Nation lives on ….. Rest in Peace Pranab Da,” he tweeted.
An era has come to an end.Your thoughts, memories & sense of commitment to the Party, the People & the Nation liv… https://t.co/l6bqzjqdXt
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) 1598877341000
Meanwhile, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu also extended their condolences.
“News of the demise of a former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee today during the treatment is extremely sad. Deepest condolences to his bereaved family and supporters. The gentle and civilized nature of Shri Mukherjee’s long political life and service dedication will always be remembered,” Mayawati tweeted.
देश की जानीमानी राजनीतिक हस्तियों में एक पूर्व राष्ट्रपति श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी के इलाज के दौरान आज निधन की खबर अति-… https://t.co/nq72St3dBP
— Mayawati (@Mayawati) 1598877063000
“Deeply saddened by the sad demise of former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. India has lost a legendary leader and a statesman. My deepest condolences. May his departed soul rest in peace,” Khandu wrote.
Deeply saddened by the sad demise of former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. India has lost a legendary l… https://t.co/KIcAio7zY6
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) 1598877073000
Former President Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Hospital where he was admitted earlier this month and had undergone surgery for removal of a clot in his brain.
His son and former MP Abhijit Mukherjee gave the information in a tweet.