Well blogging about such a legendary Politician is not that easy for anyone. But have to respect him and give all the credit to his simplicity and hardwork in reaching the highest position in the country – Pranab Mukherjee President of India in 2012 July 25th is the impossible thing for any Politician, Scientist, Celebrity, Businessman and Sportsman. Biography of Pranab Mukherjee is like a never ending story. We will go through some of the important phases of Pranab.
Pranab Mukherjee was born to Bengali Hindu Family (kulin Brahmin caste)
Date of Birth : 11th December 1935
Spouse : Suvra Mukherjee (Married on 13th July 1957)
Children: Abhijit Mukherjee, Indrajit M and Sharmista Mukherjee
Interests: Listening Music, Gardening and Reading books.
Pranab Mukherjee started his first job as an Upper – division clerk in the Deputy Accountant General Office. Its an office of Post and Telegraph, later he became a college teacher and a journalist. He also become as a chairman and trustee of Rabindra Bharati University and Bangiya Sahitya Parishad.
Pranab Mukherjee was born leader since his childhood, especially in the planning board and organizing the meetings. Once he got involved in the National Congress politics in the year 1969 and managed the campaign in a successful way and support the independent candidate Krishna Menon. By seeing all this Prime Minister Indira Gandhi recognized Pranab skill and organizing talent asked Mukherjee to join the party in the same year.
Pranab Mukherjee got first political opportunity to land in politics in the year 1969 with Rajya Sabha (upper house) – later he re-elected in 1975, 1981, 1993 and 1999.
Union Minister of Industrial Development 1973–1974
Union Minister of Shipping and Transport 1974
Minister of State for Finance 1974–1975
Union Minister of Revenue and Banking 1975–1977
Union Minister of Commerce and Steel and Mines 1980–1982
Union Minister of Finance 1982–1984
Union Minister of Commerce 1993–1995
Union Minister of External Affairs 1995–1996
Union Minister of Defence 2004–2006
Union Minister of External Affairs 2006–2009
Union Minister of Finance 2009–2012
Elected President of India on July 22, 2012.
Finally the reached the top position “First Citizen of the Country” on 25th July 2012 by defeating Sangma in the President elections. Well we wish Pranab Mukherjee Congratulations on becoming the 13th President of India after Pratibha Patel.