On the last day as the President of India, Mr.Pranab Mukherjee received a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi that touched his heart.
Sharing this letter on his official twitter handle, Mr.Pranab Mukherjee wrote “On my last day in office as the President, I received a letter from PM @narendramodi that touched my heart! Sharing with you all.”
Mr.Modi expressed his admiration and gratitude for Mr.Mukherjee’s contribution to the Nation as President of India and stated that his simplicity, high principles and exemplary leadership have inspired us all.
Referring to him as ‘a father figure’ for himself, Mr.Modi thanked him for his guidance and care. He stated that his phone call asking him about his health was enough to fill him with fresh energy to keep him going on any busy day.
Referring to their being in different political parties, Mr.Modi stated that though at times their ideologies and experiences have been varied but due to Mr.Pranab Mujherjee’s strength and wisdom, they were able to work together with synergy.
Thanking him for placing the well-being of the nation over everything else, Mr.Modi praised him for starting new initiatives and programs to recognize innovation and talent of India’s youth.