Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Funeral Held With State Honours At Lodhi Crematorium: Highlights

Pranab Mukherjee who had tested positive for the coronavirus, died on Monday, weeks after his brain surgery. He was 84.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Funeral Held With State Honours At Lodhi Crematorium: Highlights

The Centre has announced seven days of state mourning for former President Pranab Mukherjee.

New Delhi:

Pranab Mukherjee's funeral took place today with full military honours. The former President, who had tested positive for the coronavirus, died on Monday, weeks after his brain surgery. He was 84.

Pranab Mukherjee's body was taken to his official home in Delhi, 10 Rajaji Marg, for people to pay their last respects.

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his residence and paid their last respects.

Pranab Mukherjee, the elder statesman of Indian politics, has died at 84. The former President of India, who had tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

"With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri Pranab Mukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital and prayers, duas and prarthanas from people throughout India ! I thank all of You," his son Abhijit Mukherjee tweeted.

The government has announced seven-day state mourning from August 31 to September 6.

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