Days before Pranab Mukherjee demits office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday voiced his deep admiration and emotional bonding with the outgoing President, saying he cared for him like a father would for his son.
Releasing a book, President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman, at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Modi said he was fortunate that he could hold Mukherjee’s hand while trying to settle in Delhi, and that there was never a meeting between them in the last three years when the president did not treat him like a son.
“I am saying this from deep within. Like a father caring for his son…,” he said turning emotional.
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