Pranab Mukherjee, an astounding statesman, former Bharat Ratna passed away on the evening of 31st August. The former President was tested positive for Coronavirus.
Prior to his surgery to remove the blood clot in his brain, Pranab Da had tested positive for the Coronavirus on 10th August. Pranab Mukherjee went into a deep coma post brain surgery on 13th August. On 31st August, the former President breathed his last breath.
Where did Pranab Mukherjee Die?
Pranab Mukherjee was admitted into Army Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital in Delhi. After slipping into a coma, his health further worsened when he developed a lung infection on 19th August. After a battle of more than 22 days, Pranab Mukherjee was finally declared dead on 31st August, at the age of 84, after a septic shock.
What Time did Pranab Mukherjee Pass Away?
Looking at his son Abhijit’s tweet time of the tragic news, it seems Pranab Mukherjee passed away somewhere between 05:44 and 05:45 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). The news was shared by his son Abhijit Mukherjee via tweet. He was quoted saying,
“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”
A political career that spanned across 5 decades. Being in the ruling party for the longest time, one of the very few individuals to have witnessed the administration and working of Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, and Manmohan Singh at this close, also single-handedly managing three of India’s portfolios of Finance, Defense, and External Affairs in the early 80s, it would be impossible to replicate Pranab Da.