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Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Video Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on September 1, 2020 - Duration: 01:14s

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi road electric crematorium on September 1.

Pranab Mukherjee’s son, Abhijit Mukherjee performed his last rites.

His family and relatives paid their last respects wearing PPE kits while conforming to Covid-19 safeguards.

An Army contingent gave a guard of honour and a gun salute to the former president.

The former president died on August 31 at the age of 84.

He was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi where he had been operated to remove a blood clot in his brain.

Mukherjee was on ventilator since the surgery.

He had also tested positive for Covid-19 at the time of his admission.

Mukherjee was the 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017.

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