In the Indian Constitution, the Governor of a State occupies a unique position. He is, by virtue of his oath, expected to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the country and uphold the law. No other high functionary, except for the President of India, is sworn in as per such phraseology.Read More
Over a period of five decades of exemplary service to India through his role as a Union Cabinet Minister, celebrated Parliamentarian, teacher, author, and journalist, 13th President of India, a Bharat Ratna recipient, Shri Pranab Mukherjee's legacy is one of upholding the sanctity of the Indian Constitution and preparing the people of India to meet the challenges of an increasingly globalised, interdependent and uncertain world. In all of these roles, Shri Mukherjee has championed issues that lie at the heart of India's social, economic and developmental challenges – literacy, healthcare, food security, energy security, rural and urban planning, economic empowerment, governance and administrative reforms, and national and regional security.