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Pranab Mukherjee
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Pranab Mukherjee


: 11 December 1935


: 84 years old


: Sagittarius


  • Pranab Kumar Mukherjee is the 13th and current President of India, in office since July 2012
When was Pranab Mukherjee born?11 December 1935
How old is Pranab Mukherjee in 2020? 84 years
Zodiac sign:Sagittarius

 Pranab Mukherjee facts

  • In a political career spanning six decades, Mukherjee was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India
  • Prior to his election as President, Mukherjee was Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012, and the Congress party's top troubleshooter
  • Mukherjee got his break in politics in 1969 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi helped him get elected to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, on a Congress ticket
  • Following a meteoric rise, he became one of Indira Gandhi's most trusted lieutenants, and a minister in her cabinet by 1973
  • During the controversial Internal Emergency of 1975–77, he was accused (like several other Congress leaders) of committing gross excesses
  • Mukherjee's service in a number of ministerial capacities culminated in his first stint as finance minister in 1982–84
  • Mukherjee was also Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha from 1980 to 1985
  • Mukherjee was sidelined from the Congress during the premiership of Rajiv Gandhi, Indira's son
  • Mukherjee had viewed himself, and not the inexperienced Rajiv, as the rightful successor to Indira following her assassination in 1984
  • Mukherjee lost out in the ensuing power struggle
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