Dr. Pranab Kumar Mukherjee (born 11 December 1935) is an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political career spanning six decades, Mukherjee was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and occupied several ministerial portfolios in the Government of India.
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- Mukherjee’s political career began in 1969, when he managed the successful Midnapore by-election campaign of an independent candidate.
- KMukherjee held many important posts in the Manmohan Singh government.
- Mukherjee ended his affiliation with the Indian National Congress and retired from active political life following his election as President in 2012.