President Pranab Mukherjee today retired as the 13th President of India. Before retiring the President made a speech which was attended by members of both houses of the Parliament. In his speech the outgoing President said that if he says he is a creation of the parliament then it shouldn't be treated as immodesty.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes President Pranab Mukherjee on his arrival at Parliament for his farewell ceremony, in New Delhi on Sunday. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan looks on. (Source: PTI)
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The President of India was given a warm farewell by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan. The Lok Sabha Speaker also presented the outgoing President with a copy of her farewell speech and a book signed by the Members of Parliament. (PTI)
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In his farewell speech, Pranab Mukherjee told the Parliament that the parliament played a key role in shaping his political outlook and his persona.
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The outgoing President while addressing the Parliament said it is unfortunate that the time devoted to legislations has been declining. (Source: PTI)
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Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee said that he will have fond memories of workin g with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his driving energy for change. (Source: PTI)