The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:
Profound Grief at the Death of Shri Pranab Mukherjee
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its profound grief at the death of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India.
Pranab Mukherjee was one of India’s leading political figures who contributed in various capacities as an elected member of parliament and serving as a senior minister in many governments for many decades, before being finally elected as the President of India
He maintained cordial relations with political parties across the board and often played the role of the main interlocuter for the governments he represented.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) conveys its deepest condolences to his son Abhijeet and daughter Sharmistha and other family members.