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As Pranab Mukherjee completes 3 years as Prez, here are 17 awesome things we caught him thinking

Kunal Majumder | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 19:28 IST

Let's admit, most people are not sure what the Indian President exactly does. (Completely our folly, Mr President)

Nonetheless, seasoned politicians, scholars, and scientists have all donned the presidential cap. In turn, the the position of a president has given some of the brightest minds in India the opportunity to lead the country. And since it's the internet age, it has also given us a bunch of hilarious photos.

In 2013, we saw Pratibha Patil doing some amazing things. Earlier this year, this particular picture from Raisina Hill broke the internet.
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That's right!

But as President Pranab Mukherjee completes three years in office, we've found more reasons why he's awesome!

PS: The President actually plays a very important role, but more on that later.

Pranab Mukherjee 1

"And that's where you get the best puchka in town."

Pranab Mukherjee 2




"Aah, so CBSE was right after all!"

Pranab Mukherjee 3




"What was the name of that karate teacher you mentioned?"

Pranab Mukherjee 4




"This painting would've been lot smaller if it were life size."

Pranab Mukherjee 5




"I am totally NOT listening in."

Pranab Mukherjee 6




"Shall we dance?"

Pranab Mukherjee 8




"This is like the principal's office all over again."




Pranab Mukherjee 16

"And I gave him an offer he could not refuse #TheGodfather."




Pranab Mukherjee 9

"You should totally stop fangirl-ing over my hat!"




Pranab Mukherjee 10

"Mom... are you watching?"




Pranab Mukherjee 11

"I can pull a Mithoon too!"




Pranab Mukherjee 12

"Should I request the highest of fives #BarneyStinson"




Pranab Mukherjee 13

"I hope Bae is not watching."




Pranab Mukherjee 14

"Oh my God, my favourites!"




Pranab Mukherjee 15

"Wow! I have always wanted a time-machine!"




Pranab Mukherjee 17

"Nope. Not giving it back."

First published: 14 February 2017, 19:28 IST
Kunal Majumder @kunalmajumder

Editor for Speed News aka Catch Live and Operations at Catch, Kunal enjoys measuring his life in numbers. Of his 30 years of life, 12 have been spent working, 9 of them in journalism. The remaining 3 were spent in 2 call centres, talking to British and Australians about insurance and cellphones. In his journalistic capacity, Kunal has worked at 3 publications and headed 2 online teams. The '3' includes Images Multimedia, Tehelka and DNA. The '2' includes Tehelka and DNA. Catch is Kunal's 6th workplace, where he will head his 3rd team as speed news editor. As a reporter, he won 2 awards - Statesman Award for Rural Reporting and UNFPA-Laadli Award for Gender Sensitivity. That's his story in Prime Numbers (a section on this site from which he's taken inspiration).