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PRANAB MUKHERJEE- 13TH PRESIDENT OF INDIA

August 17, 2012

PRANAB MUKHERJEE

PRANAB-MUKHERJEE

Pranab  Mukherjee was elected the 13th President of India on 22nd July 2012 after he received 72 percent of the total votes. He was officially sworn in by the Chief Justice of India on 25th July 2012.

He began his carrer as an upper-division clerk before he became a college teacher and later a journalist.

He works nearly 18 years a day and has not taken a holiday for the last 20 years, except a trip to his village for Durga Puja. He follows daily morning walks and takes 40 round of his 90 M. lawn (3.5 km.) to keep away depression and obesity. The 76 year old Mukherjee maintains a personal diary. He wrote a page daily even while managing the biggest ministries like external affairs, defense and finance. He is the only finance minister to have presented budgets in the pre-libealisation and post liberalization period. He has presented seven budgets till now.

He holds a Master’s degree in History, Political Science and law from Calcutta University.

From :- Cordova   Times

 

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