On his last day in office as President, Pranab Mukherjee got this letter from PM Modi
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called former president Pranab Mukherjee, a “paternal figure” + before, but Mukherjee’s last day as president, sent him a letter expressing his deep admiration that many more.
The prime minister said Mukherjee, who was more moved than the two “were able to work together with synergy” despite the different political ideologies that shaped them.
He spoke of Mukherjee’s “intellectual capacity” and his “profound approaches to issues” that have helped the government and him personally.
And Mukherjee was given the greatest compliment for a politician, when he said that the former president +, “politics was a simple way to return society disinterestedly” by placing the “welfare being of the nation above all else.”
Mukherjee, who said these words “touched” his “heart”, shared the letter of PM Modi in his letter on Twitter.
Your phone call asking me “I hope you take care of your health” was enough to fill you with fresh energy after a long day of meetings or during a field trip, “wrote PM .
He spoke of “wisdom, guidance and personal warmth” Mukherjee as a beacon of light that inspires confidence and strength.
These characteristics, combined with the “strength of intelligence” of the former president through his “knowledge bank” on a wide range of topics, which led quality Mukherjee PM was the most admired, it seems.
This quality? The spirit of bipartisanship Mukherjee, who helped to give seriousness to constitutional responsibilities not political but crucial to be president.
“Pranab da, our political travels took shape in different political parties. Our ideologies have sometimes been different … However, such is the strength of their intelligence and wisdom that we could work with a synergy,” he said. Modi wrote.
PM has direct experience of this synergy. After all, Modi inherited Mukherjee in 2014, when he and the NDA led by the BJP won the Lower House elections.
Mukherjee, a veteran of the Congress Party, won the presidential election as a candidate for Congress and UPA, which have a very different ideology from the BJP.
But this ideological divide has never prevented the PM-president relationship.
For this, the member has lavished praise on Mukherjee in his letter.
“During his travel policy and his presidency, the welfare of the nation has been placed above everything else … you belong to a generation of leaders for whom politics was simply a way of giving back to society … India will always be proud of you, a president who was a humble public servant and an outstanding leader. “