Former 13th President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee Tested Positive for COVID-19
There are daily news coming about ministers and celebs who are tested positive for Covid19. Yesterday, news came about Shri Pranab Mukherjee. Let’s read about Pranab Mukherjee’s health and further condition.
- Pranab Mukherjee had fallen in his bathroom Sunday night.
- He had tested COVID-positive during the pre-surgery test.
- Admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi for the surgery.
- It was major and emergency surgery.
- The surgery was successful. He is on a ventilator post-surgery.
- His condition is said to be critical after brain surgery to remove the clot.
- A multidisciplinary team of doctors is constantly monitoring the health of the former president.
84-year-old Mukherjee had a fall in the bathroom late yesterday (Sunday) night and suffered injuries on the forehead and temple. There were some neurological issues that developed. He was brought to Army R&R Hospital in the morning. There was no skull fracture, CT scan suggested a big clot that needed to be removed surgically,” a source close to him said.
Description of his ailments
A known hypertensive with a history of heart disease. Though he was taking all precautions during the pandemic, including limiting meetings. Mr. Pranab Mukherjee tweeted about his health on 10th August.
After turning out to be COVID-positive, Mukherjee tweeted
“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for Covid-19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self-isolate and get tested for Covid-19. #CitizenMukherjee.”
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also visited the R&R Hospital to enquire about the former president’s health.
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and several other political leaders wished former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee a speedy recovery.
Mukherjee’s son and Congress leader Abhijeet Mukherjee tweeted:
“I wish my father a speedy recovery! I appeal to all my countrymen to pray for his speedy recovery & good health.”
Pranab Mukherjee Mukherjee’ s Tenure
Mukherjee, who is 84-years-old, was the President of India between 2012 – 2017. He was a senior Congress leader before elected as India’s 13th President. Pranab Mukherjee was born on 11 December 1935. In a political career spanning five decades, Mukherjee has been a senior leader in the Indian National Congress and has occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India. Prior to his election as President, Mukherjee was Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012. He was awarded India’s highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna in 2019 by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.
Rajyotsava celebration, Chattisgarh
In November 2012 Former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee addressed people on the occasion of Rajyotsava celebration in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
There he said, “Chhattisgarh has many followers of two great Saints Sant Kabir and Guru Baba Ghasi Das, who has illuminated us with their deep spiritual knowledge. Situated at the foothills of the Amarkantak mountains, ‘Kabir Chaura‘ is known as the meeting place of Guru Nanak and Saint Kabir. Thus Chhattisgarh is not only geographically located in the center of India but it is also a symbol of superior Indian culture, heritage and traditions, and natural beauty.
Man’s words and actions should be equal. By listening to the spiritual knowledge of Kabir Ji, human should adopt that in his life to make their life successful. The knowledge of Kabir Sahib ji is not only to listen but to implement in life.
Jeevn to thoda bhala je sat sumiran hoye
Lakh baras ka jeevan leke mare na koye.
Kabir Saheb Ji says:
“If a person does True Worship in his lifetime, then he can make his birth successful otherwise consider it to be useless”.
In the end, neither your professional degree nor your status is of any worth but your Worship comes handy. Make your human life successful by becoming a devotee of the True Saint Kabir Saheb Ji.
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