New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday paid floral tributes to India’s first President Dr. Rajendra Prasad on the occasion of his 131st birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
The President, officers and staff paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Ashoka Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes to the first President on his birth anniversary.
“Tributes to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary. We remember his exemplary service to our Nation”, Prime Minister Modi said in his tweet.
Born on December 3, 1884, Prasad was elected the first president of the country on January 26, 1950, and he continued serving in the post till May 14, 1962. (ANI)