Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjee's selected speeches, thanks outgoing president for guidance

Outgoing president Pranab Mukherjee's farewell ceremony was held on Sunday and was attended by all MPs.

FP Staff July 25, 2017 10:44:12 IST
Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjee's selected speeches, thanks outgoing president for guidance
Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the fourth volume of selected speeches of President Pranab Mukherjee. President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President Hamid Ansari also attended the ceremony. PTI

Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

Modi praised Mukherjee for his guidance and said that he felt 'fortunate' that he could meet and freely talk with Mukherjee any time. PTI

Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

In his farewell speech, the president recalled Indira Gandhi and also praised Narendra Modi. He said that he greatly benefitted from the advice and co-operation extended by Modi at every step. PTI

Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

The outgoing president also stressed for the need for pluralism and tolerance, saying that the soul of India resides in these values. PTI

Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

The ceremony was marked by special dance drama "Namamey Gange" by Ganesa Natyalaya Troupe. PTI

Narendra Modi releases book of Pranab Mukherjees selected speeches thanks outgoing president for guidance

India's 14th president Ram Nath Kovind will take oath on Tuesday at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament. PTI

 

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