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Pranab Mukherjee, son of Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee and Rajlakshmi Mukherjee, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, born on 11th December, 1935 in a small village, Mirati of Birbhum District in West Bengal. Kamada K Mukherjee was a respected freedom fighter spent more than 10 years in British jails. Pranab’s father was an active member of Indian National Congress and was also a member of West Bengal Legislative Council from 1952 to 1964. So, it was quite obvious that K K Mukherjee’s son Shri Pranab Mukherjee would join active politics following his father’s foot-steps, after brief career in academic world (after obtaining masters degree in Political Science and History and degree of Law from Calcutta University, he joined as a professor in a college of Birbhum District of West Bengal).

Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s parliamentary career begun as a Rajya Sabha member from Congress Party in 1969. Thereafter, he re-elected in 1975, 1981, 1993, and 1999. His ministerial career begun in 1973 as the Deputy Minister, Industrial Development. After that he hardly looked back. When he was the Finance Minister of India during 1982 to 1984, Euromoney Magazine rated him as the best Finance Minister of the world. Thereafter, barring a brief period, Shri Mukherjee, served the country as a cabinet Minister, more or less in every National Congress Ministry, At present, he is the External Affairs Mnister of Dr.Manmohan Singh’s cabinet and as a senior member of the Ministry, he is consulted by the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh before taking any major decision regarding welfare of the country and his valuable comments and suggestions made him practically indispensable.

Pranab Mujherjee

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He was born in Mirati village near Kirnahar town, District Birbhum, West Bengal, on December 11, 1935, the son of Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee and Rajlakshmi Mukherjee. His father was active in the Congress party from 1920, was a member of AICC, and West Bengal Legislative Council (1952-64), and President, District Congress Committee, Birbhum (WB)[2]. His father was also a respected freedom fighter who had been sent to prison for more than 10 years for his opposition to the British rule He attended the Suri Vidyasagar College, Suri (Birbhum), then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. He passed double M.A one in History, another is political science .After that he passed LL.B . He attended the Suri Vidyasagar College, Suri (Birbhum), and then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. He married Suvra Mukherjee on July 13, 1957 and has two sons and a daughter.


Food habit:

Generally vegetarian but also take non–veg food occasionally.

Hobbies:

Reading books , listening music , diary maintaining , gardening


Generally vegetarian but also take non–veg food occasionally.

Hobbies:

Reading books , listening music , diary maintaining , gardening