Gogoi said in a statement that “I congratulate Pranabda for selection to the highest office. He thoroughly deserves it being one of the most respected and trusted politician down the years.”
Gogoi also said that “His rich experience will help the country march ahead through his acumen being in public life for so long.”
APCC vice president and ex-MP, Bishnu Prasad, has admired the selection of Mukherjee saying it will have an optimistic impact in the country’s constitutional history.
Prasad said that “I also thank UPA chaiperson Sonia Gandhi for her statemanship in selecting the very senior leader who has large experience for the top constitutional post”, he said. “He is an erudite scholar and a moving enclyclopedia.”