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Modi meets Pranab Mukherjee to seek blessings, calls him 'a statesman'

Mukherjee was conferred with the Bharat Ratna on the recommendation of the Modi-led government in January

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi meets former President Pranab Mukherjee | Courtesy: @narendramodi
Narendra Modi meets former President Pranab Mukherjee | Courtesy: @narendramodi

Prime Minister Tuesday called on former and veteran leader to seek his blessings.

Modi, who will take oath as the prime minister for the second time on Thursday, described the former as a "statesman".

"Meeting Pranab Da is always an enriching experience. His knowledge and insights are unparalleled. He is a statesman who has made an indelible contribution to our nation," Modi tweeted, posting pictures with Mukherjee.

"Sought his blessings during our meeting today," he added.

Mukherjee was conferred with the Bharat Ratna on the recommendation of the Modi-led government in January.

First Published: Tue, May 28 2019. 13:35 IST
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