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INDIA’S 13TH PRESIDENT DEATH

ByRenee

Sep 2, 2020

India’s former president Pranab Mukherjee had died after testing positive  of corona virus for 21 days . The 84-year-old was in hospital to remove a clot in his brain, when he discovered  also had Covid 19. His son Abhijit confirmed the news in a tweet https://twitter.com/ABHIJIT_LS/status/1300407074560471041. Mr.Pranab was the 13th president of India .When Mr.Mukherejee was appointed India’s president in 2012 ,he was widely acknowledged as being the most experienced politician by far to take up the post. His tenure as president saw him rejectup to 18 bills that were sent to him for assent President generally do not reject bills sent to him. He also rejected 30 mercy petitions from death row convicts – the highest by far of any Indian president. As a result ,Afzal Guru convicted of finance,the 1993 attacks in Mumbai and Ajmal Kasab, one of the gunmen in the 2008 Mumbai attacks were also hanged during his tenure. His record as a finance minister in the second term was less stellar: the economy overheated, inflation peaked and interest rates went through the roof. Critics called him one of the “worst” finance ministers India ever had. He died at the age of 84 years

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