President pays tribute to Rajendra Prasad on birth anniversary

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday paid floral tributes to former President Rajendra Prasad on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

“The President, officers and staff paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan,” a statement said.

Rajendra Prasad was born on December 3, 1884 in Siwan, Bihar and was the first President of the country.

He held the highest office in the country from January 26, 1950 to May 13, 1962.

–IANS

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