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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then cabinet ministers Pranab Mukherjee, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Arjun Singh coming out from PMO after a cabinet meeting in New Delhi. Raghuvansh Prasad Singh(74), who had resigned from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 apparently over his marginalisation in the party, died on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at AIIMS in Delhi.

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Abhijit Mukherjee, son of former president late Pranab Mukherjee, immerses the of ashes of his father at Har Ki Pauri Ghat, in Haridwar.

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Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Army jawans carry the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Army jawans pay respects to the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Abhijit Mukherjee and Sharmistha Mukherjee, son and daughter respectively of late Pranab Mukherjee, hold the tricolour presented to them during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Army jawans carry the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee during his funeral ceremony, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Family members of late Pranab Mukherjee perform rituals during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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Abhijit Mukherjee, son of late Pranab Mukherjee, pays respects during the funeral of the former president, at Lodhi Road cremation ground in New Delhi.

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The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee being taken to the Lodhi Road crematorium for his last rites, in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away at Army's RR Hospital, Monday evening.

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The mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee being taken to Lodhi Road crematorium from his residence for the final rites, in New Delhi.

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A student pays tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee on his demise as she arrives to appear in JEE entrance examination at Tata Consultancy Service Limited (TCS), amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence 10, Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pays tributes to former president Pranab Mukherjee, at State Assembly in Guwahati. Mukherjee, 84, passed away on Monday at Army's RR Hospital in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pays her last respects to former president Pranab Mukherjee at his residence 10, Rajaji Marg, in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Indian national flag flies at half-mast at Supreme Court during the seven-day state mourning on demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, in New Delhi.

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Hearse van to be used to transport the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence ahead of his cremation, in New Delhi.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence 10, Rajaji Marg in New Delhi.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia arrive to pay their last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence 10, Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Indian national flag flies at half-mast at Parliament Building during the seven-day state mourning on demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, in New Delhi.

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Indian national flag flies at half-mast at Rashtrapati Bhawan during the seven-day state mourning on demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at an army hospital on Monday, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Hearse van to be used to transport the mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence ahead of his cremation, in New Delhi.

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Hearse van carrying mortal remains of former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Hearse van carrying mortal remains of former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence 10, Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Armys RR Hospital.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at an army hospital on Monday, at his residence in New Delhi.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pays tribute to former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at an army hospital on Monday, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at an army hospital on Monday, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Hearse van carrying mortal remains of former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Hearse van carrying mortal remains of former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Barricades block traffic as van carrying mortal remains of former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee arrives at his residence, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in a regal buggy after inspecting a guard of honour as the 13th President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee (R) with late Congress leader V N Gadgil. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee attends an event at IIM-A Ahmedabad. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture of former president Pranab Mukherjee to pay tribute to the leader who passed away, in Puri.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee with senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and others. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee looks at the newly set up campus of Aligarh Muslim University, through a pair of binoculars, in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee meets Army jawans as the then Defence Minister in Leh. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee is seen with the then Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee with senior leaders, Sharad Pawar, Arjun Singh, Kapil Sibal, Mani Shanker Aiyer, Mukul Wasnik meets the then Home Minister LK Advani in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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In this file photo former President Pranab Mukherjee visits Siachen base camp as the then Defence Minister in Leh. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020.

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In this file photo, Pranab Mukherjee gives final touches to the Annual Budget 2010-11 as the then Finance Minister in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 31, 2020. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee along with Governor of Uttarakhand, KK Paul and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat during a visit to Kedarnath Temple at Kedarnath, in Uttarakhand.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee takes a walk in Rashtrapati Nilayam Bolarum in Hyderabad.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the nation on the eve of 68th Republic Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi. The former President of India, who tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in a buggy to attend the Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee honours senior BJP leader MM Joshi with Padma Vibhushan during Padma Awards 2017 function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi press a button for the launch of 'Goods and Services Tax (GST)' at midnight, at the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, President Pranab Mukherjee, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi release commemorative publication of National Herald at a function, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi releasing the photo book titled “President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman” and presenting first copy to the then President, Pranab Mukherjee, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee signs the visitors book at Hyderabad House on the occasion of the farewell hosted for him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Hamid Ansari looks on, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, President Pranab Mukherjee greets President-elect Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan before the latter took oath as the 14th President of India, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee taking salute of his bodyguards at Parliament House in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, died at an army hospital in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, from left, Outlook group Chairman Rajan Raheja, then finance minister Arun Jaitley, former President Pranab Mukherjee and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik during the Outlook Speakout Awards function, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and other leaders at the closing ceremony of ‘Tritiya Varsha Sangh Shiksha Varg’, an (RSS) event to mark the conclusion of a three-year training camp for Swayamsevaks, in Nagpur.

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In this file photo, Congress Vice President Rahul being greeted by former president Pranab Mukherjee before he filed his nomination papers for party president's post, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee conferring the Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee greets former prime minister Manmohan Singh during a ceremony to present 'Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament for 2017, and Development', in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat at the birthplace of RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee died on Monday in an army hospital here, his son Abhijit said. He was 84.

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In this file photo, Sushma Swaraj greets then President Pranab Mukherjee on his 78th birthday at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, President Ram Nath Kovind confers Bharat Ratna upon former president Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee arrives to receive Bharat Ratna during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Manish Sisodia during the release of his book 'Shiksha' along with former president Pranab Mukherjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets former president Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former President Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee during a function in New Delhi. Mukherjee died on Monday in an army hospital in New Delhi. He was 84

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In this file photo, former president Pranab Mukherjee during a function in New Delhi. Mukherjee has tested postive for coronavirus.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee (C) gestures as Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (L) and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa (R) look on, during the first 'Sukumar Sen Memorial Lecture series', as part of tribute to India's first Chief Election Commissioner, at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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(L-R) Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice president M Hamid Ansari and former PM Manmohan Singh after paying floral tribute to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary at Shanti Van, in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary at Shanti Van, in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets former president Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee relaxes at his ancestral home, Mirati, on the occasion of Durga Puja festival, in Birbhum

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee during the Dr. Satish C Seth Memorial lecture in New Delhi.

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Manish Sisodia during the release of his book 'Shiksha' along with former president Pranab Mukherjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress party's interim president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and others after paying tribute to former prime minister the late Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, at Veer Bhumi in New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI8_20_2019_000022B)

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President Ram Nath Kovind flanked by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the recipient of Bharat Ratna Award 2019 pose for a photo at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee arrives to receive Bharat Ratna during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. Also seen are Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader LK Advani, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and others.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Bharat Ratna upon former president Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Bharat Ratna upon former president Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Sushma Swaraj greets then President Pranab Mukherjee on his 78th birthday at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Swaraj who was on Tuesday night admitted to AIIMS, passed away.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee speaks during the one-day seminar for MLAs at the State Assembly in Jaipur. Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot are also seen.

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In this file photo dated May 21, 2013, is seen then Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit with then president Pranab Mukherjee, senior Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at a prayer meeting on former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's 22nd death anniversary at his memorial 'Vir Bhumi', in New Delhi. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Dikshit passed away at the age of 81, in New Delhi

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee speaks on the topic of 'Furthering India's Promise' during an event at Mavalankar Hall, in New Delhi.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee along with author and former Union minister Arun Shourie (R) and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (L) releases former Union minister Yashwant Sinha's autobiography "Relentless" at a function in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence in New Delhi.

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UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Md. Hamid Ansari and Congress President Rahul Gandhi at a function after paying homage to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary, at his memorial Shanti Van in New Delhi.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Indias first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary, at his memorial Shanti Van in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee after paying tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary, at his memorial 'Veer Bhumi' in New Delhi.

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(L-R) Senior Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, party's General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and President Rahul Gandhi after paying tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary, at his memorial 'Veer Bhumi' in New Delhi.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee leaves after casting his vote at a polling station in K Kamraj Lane, during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee arrives to cast his vote at a polling station in K Kamraj Lane, during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union ministers Thawarchand Gehlot and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore stand for national anthem during release of the book “Selected Speeches of M Venkaiah Naidu" at a function in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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