Guwahati, Aug 31: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his condolences after former president of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Hospital today.
‘The end of an era. My deepest condolences at the demise of former President of India, Bharat Ratna #PranabMukherjee ji. I join the nation in solemn prayers as one of our towering personalities in public life leaves for the heavens above. Om Shanti,’ Sonowal tweeted.
Earlier this month, Mukherjee was admitted to the Army Hospital where had undergone surgery for removal of a clot in his brain. Mukherjee was also tested positive for COVID-19 on August 10.
Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed shock and grief over the sad demise of former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.