Former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee is no more. He passed away on Monday at the age of 84. His son Abhijit Mukherjee announced the news via his official twitter account ” 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 was admitted to the Army Hospital in Delhi on August 10, for getting operated to clear a blood clot in brain and at that time it was found at the time of admission that Pranab had Covid-19. The Former President later developed lung and kidney issues. He went into deep coma state and was on ventilator support. He was monitored by a team of experts.
Earlier on Monday, Army Research & Referral Hospital said in a statement that Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition is on the decline since Sunday.
The statement read “There is a decline in the medical condition of Pranab Mukherjee since yesterday. He is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by team of specialists. He continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support. “