Some Lesser Known Facts About Pranab Mukherjee
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- Does Pranab Mukherjee smoke?: No (however used to smoke in 1950s)
- Does Pranab Mukherjee drink Alcohol?: No
- Mukherjee was conceived in a Bengali Brahmin family in the Birbhum region of Bengal territory (now in West Bengal).
- His Father, Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee was opportunity contender in Indian Independence Movement and had been an individual from West Bengal Legislative Council in the vicinity of 1952 and 1964 from Indian National Congress.
- Mukherjee was teacher of Political Science in Vidyanagar College, West Bengal in 1963.
- He has functioned as Upper-division Clerk in the Office of the Deputy Accountant-General (Post and Telegraph) in Calcutta.
- He functioned as Journalist additionally with a nearby Bengali daily paper, named Desher Dak.
- Mukherjee bounced into legislative issues in 1969, when he battled effectively in Midnapore by-decision for a free applicant V. K. Krishna Menon.
- Mukherjee soon came into cognisance of then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi and she selected him to her gathering Indian National Congress. Pranab Mukhrerjee with Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
- Mukherjee turned into the individual from Rajya Sabha ‘Upper place of Parliament’ in 1969 out of the blue, and was re-chosen to the house in 1975, 1981, 1993, and 1999.
- He is said to be most adaptable clergyman of India who have dealt with the arrangement of four urgent services protection, business, outside and fund.
- In 1984, he was voted the Best Finance Minister in the World by Euromoney magazine. He is just Finance Minister to have spoken to seven spending plan in the Parliament.
- In 1986, Mukherjee established another gathering the Rashtriya Samajwadi Congress (RSC), in West Bengal, which later converged in INC (Indian National Congress).
- He has been composing a journal for a long time about his life which will be distributed after death.
- In President Election, Mukherjee got 713,763 votes, while Sangma had 315,987 and he turned into the primary Bengali to hold this lofty post.
- Pranab Mukherjee was confirmed by boss Justice of India as thirteenth President of India on 25 July 2012. Pranab Mukherjee taking promise as thirteenth President of India
- Previous Communist pioneer Somnath Chatterjee named Mukherjee as one of “the best parliamentarians and statesmen of India” and said “the nation has the most capable man for the best occupation”.
- Having been President, he dismissed the seven benevolence petitions consolidating that of Afzal Guru and Ajmal Kasab.