[SPAM] Former President Pranab Mukherjee No More


[SPAM] Former President Pranab Mukherjee No More

The fake post was shared on social media with fake claims of death of Former President Pranab Mukherjee

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Below post has been circulating on social media.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee No More



Verification: Former President Pranab Mukherjee is alive

Pranab Mukherjee was a senior Congress leader before he was elected as India’s 13th President. He served as President from July 2012 to 2017. On Thursday 13th August 2020, Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai tweeted about the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee. The tweet has deleted after people called him out for spreading false information.

Though Rajdeep Sardesai later tweeted to apologise for sharing false information:


Abhijit Mukherjee and Sharmishtha Mukherjee, son and daughter tweeted to confirm that their father Pranab Mukherjee is alive and the rumours about their father are false.

Check the links below to know the facts:


There was another twist to the false information that the person with the same name “Abhijeet Mukherjee” who is not Pranam Mukherjee’s son was tagged by News Tak in their news article.

Abhijeet Mukherjee who only shares the name with Pranab Mukherjee’s son clarified in his tweet that he is not the son (Abhijeet Mukherjee) of Pranab Mukherjee.

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Post Date: 13 Aug 2020

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