Former President of India and Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday evening aged 84. After his death tributes poured in from all corners for the veteran Congressman. He had been in a deep state of comatose owing to complications following a lifesaving surgery. Not just politicians, but the sports fraternity also mourned death.Also Read - Rahul Dravid Had Told me About KS Bharat's Skills Long Back: VVS Laxman

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It was his son Abhijit who made the announcement on Twitter. In a post, he said, “With a Heavy Heart, this is to inform you that my father Shri #PranabMukherjee has just passed away in spite of the best efforts of Doctors of RR Hospital & prayers,duas & prarthanas from people throughout India! I thank all of You Folded hands.”

Mukherjee was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral hospital more than 20 days ago owing to health complications.