|Real Name||Pranab Kumar Mukherjee|
|Nickname||Poltu, Pranab Da|
|Party||Indian National Congress|
|Political Journey||• Mukherjee's political career started in 1969, when he campaigned in Midnapore by-election of an independent candidate V. K. Krishna Menon. Then Prime Minister of India Mrs Indira Gandhi engaged him to her party, "The Indian National Congress". He became the member of the Rajya Sabha in 1969.|
• Pranab was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1975, 1981, 1993 and 1999.
• He was Leader of house in the Rajya Sabha from 1980 to 1985.
• Mukherjee was elected to Lok Sabha 2004, 2009 upto July 2012.
• He was leader of Lok Sabha from 2004 to June 2012.
• Mukherjee assumed the office of the President of India on 25 July 2012.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 163 cm|
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg|
in Pounds- 155 lbs
|Date of Birth||11 December 1935|
|Age (as in 2016)||81 Years|
|Birth Place||Mirati, British Bengal, British India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius.|
|Hometown||Mirati, West Bengal|
|College||Suri Vidyasagar College in Suri (Birbhum)|
University of Calcutta
|Educational Qualifications||L.L.B and M.A in Political Science and in History as well, all from University of Calcutta|
|Debut||In 1969 when he was elected to Rajya sabha from Midnapore.|
|Family||Father- Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee|
Mother- Rajlakshmi Mukherjee
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Annapurna Banerjee,
|Address||Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi.|
|Hobbies||Reading, Gardening and Music|
|Controversies||• Mukherjee was cabinet minister in Indira Gandhi’s Cabinet during the Emergency and was held personally responsible for some of the excesses.|
• When he was the finance Minster of India, he helped the Reliance Industries against Bombay dyeing through differential taxation by influencing the Income Tax Department in textile industry.
|Favourite Politician||Deng Xiaoping|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife||Late Suvra Mukherjee|
Sons- Abhijit Mukherjee
|Salary||1.5 Lakh Rupee per month ($2200 per month)|
|Net Worth (approx.)||3 Crore Indian Rupee|