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Farewell to Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee turned emotional as he delivered his farewell speech at the Central Hall of Parliament on Sunday evening.

In his 20 minute long speech, the out going President recollected his journey from a West Bengal Congressman to the country's top constitutional post.

Earlier, vice president Hamid Ansari, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan heaped huge praise at the octogenerian who demits office on Monday following the end of his term.

New president Ram Nath Kavind is taking oath on Thursday.

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