Son of Pranab Mukherjee wishes to end publication of father’s memoir

Abhijit Mukherjee, son of former President Pranab Mukherjee, has demanded that Rupa Publications stop the publication of his father’s memoirs ‘The Presidential Many years (2012-2017)’. The desire was raised just after the announcement of the e book by the publishing house discovered that the late Congress stalwart thought that the celebration had dropped concentration following his elevation as the president of the nation.

Abhijit Mukherjee asked for Rupa Publications to “kindly stop the publication of the memoir as effectively as inspired excerpts which is previously floating in specified media platforms devoid of my prepared consent.” “Since my father is no a lot more, I getting his son want to go by the contents of the final duplicate of the e-book ahead of it is publication as I imagine , experienced my father been alive today , he too would have performed the exact same,” he added.

Abhijit Mukherjee desires the publication of the memoirs stopped

In the fourth quantity of his autobiography titled, ‘The Presidential Years (2012-2017)’, former President Pranab Mukherjee has blamed the Congress occasion for losing its concentration, after his elevation to the put up of the President. The new ebook of the former president, who passed absent on August 31 this year, is slated to launch in January 2021.

Pranab Mukherjee recounted, “Some users of the Congress have theorized that, experienced I turn into the PM in 2004, the party could have averted the 2014 Lok Sabha drubbing. While I never subscribe to this see, I do believe that that the party’s management dropped political emphasis soon after my elevation as President.”

When blaming top brass of Congress leaders for the debacle, Mukherjee included, “While Sonia Gandhi was unable to tackle the affairs of the bash, Dr Singh’s extended absence from the Dwelling set an finish to any particular make contact with with other MPs.” It is pertinent to point out that Congress tally in the 2014 elections had reduced to a dismal 44.

Though cautioning the present-day political dispensation, he highlighted, “Only time will inform if there is a better comprehension of this sort of matters in the next time period of this federal government..” He had authored 3 other memoirs titled, ‘The Extraordinary Several years: The Indira Gandhi Years’, ‘The Turbulent Yrs: 1980-1996’ and ‘The Coalition Several years: 1996-2012.’