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My President of My India

Pranab Mukherjee
Full name is Pranab Kumar Mukherjee .
Born 11 December 1935 . Mukherjee was born to a Bengali family at Mirati in the

Bengal province of British India . Mukherjee attended the Suri Vidyasagar College in Suri (Brigham), then affiliated with the University of Calcutta. He passed double M.A one in History, another is political science University of Calcutta .

After that he passed LL.B . Is the 13th and current President of India Hobbies : Reading books , listening music , diary maintaining , gardening .

Mukherjee began his career as an upper-division clerk

in the office of the Deputy Accountant-General (Post and Telegraph) in Calcutta in 1963 . He began teaching political science at the Vidyanagar College .

Political career
Prime Minister and Congress supreme leader Indira

Gandhi recognized his talents and made him a part of her party . Indian National Congress in 1969 . Gandhi gave Mukherjee a seat in the Rajya Sabha (upper house) of the parliament in July 1969. He was appointed Union Deputy Minister of Industrial Development in Indira Gandhi's cabinet in 1973 .

Mukherjee was later re-elected in 1975, 1981, 1993 and

1999. Mukherjee emerged from through a series of cabinet posts to become the Finance Minister of India from 1982 to 1984 . He had signed the letter appointing Dr. Manmohan Singh as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India .

Mukherjee was removed from his position as Finance

Minister by Rajiv Gandhi in 1984 . Union Minister of Commerce and Supply 1984. He work as President of the State Unit of Congress Party in West Bengal 1985 and 200010 JUN 1991 TO MAY 1996: Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission JAN 1993 TO FEB 1995: Union commerce minister .

Deputy Chairperson of the Planning Commission

19911996 .

Professional career
Key cabinet portfoliosDefence (200406), External

Affairs (200609) Finance (200912)apart from heading several Groups of Ministers (GoMs) and being Leader of House in the Lok Sabha. He also worked as a journalist with the Desher Dak (Call of Motherland) before entering politics .

Timeline 1935: Born in Mirati village, West Bengal. 1952-1964: He was a member of AICC, and West Bengal

Legislative Council and President, District Congress Committee, Birbhum (WB). 1957: Married to Suvra Mukherjee. 1969: Elected to Rajya Sabha . 1973-1974: Deputy Minister, Industrial Development 1974: Deputy Minister, Shipping, and Transport 1974-1975: Minister of State for Finance 1975-1977: Minister of Revenue and Banking (Independent Charge)

1978-1980: Deputy Leader, Congress Party in Rajya

Sabha 1980-1985: Leader of the House, Rajya Sabha 1980-1982: Cabinet Minister of Commerce and Steel & Mines 1982-1984: Cabinet Minister of Finance with additional charge of Ministry of Commerce and Supply 1991-1996: Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission 1993-1995: Cabinet Minister of Commerce 1995-1996: Cabinet Minister of External Affairs 2004: Cabinet Minister of Defence In Parliament 1975, 1981, 1993, 1999: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha 2004: Elected to 14th Lok Sabha

1996-1999: Member, Consultative Committee for

External Affairs 1997: Chairman, Department- related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests 1998 onwards: Chairman, Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs 2004: Became the Defence Minister of India 2006: Became the Foreign Minister of India 2007: He was honored with India's second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan. 2009-2010: He presented the Union budget of India. 2011: The current Finance Minister of India

Mukherjee was active in the Indian cabinet during the

Emergency . He was described as her "man for all seasons.