Sharad Pawar congratulates Pranab Mukherjee for Bharat Ratna honour

Vastavam web: NCP president Sharad Pawar Saturday congratulated former president Pranab Mukherjee a day after his name was announced for the coveted Bharat Ratna award, saying the former president’s contribution to India was monumental. “Congratulations to Shri Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) on being conferred the #BharatRatna. His contribution to the socio-political canvas of India is monumental and significant,” Pawar tweeted. Pawar and Mukherjee were Cabinet colleagues in UPA I and II, till the latter was elected as the president of the country in 2012.