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President Kovind pays tribute to former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on his birth anniversary

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of India, paid homage on Monday to his late predecessor on at here.

"The President, officers and staff of Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Ali Ahmed," according to a statement by

was the fifth of from 1974 to 1977 and also the second of the country to die in office after

He issued the proclamation of emergency in 1975 by signing the papers after a meeting with the same day.

participated in the freedom struggle of with an active role in the Movement against the British rule in 1942.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:09 IST
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