Mukherjee's second term began in Under her tutelage, he began in to fill administrative positions of increasing responsibility in the cabinet, and in he was named to the important post of minister of finance.
However, it is impossible to say how the RSS would respond if political power ever came within reach, either directly or through the Jana Sangh.
Our reports show that those activities, despite the ban, have not died down. His first stints were in the Indira Gandhi government from —82 and again in But the point is that this ideal cannot be brought to effect unless we have our own swaraj with a Hindu as a Dictator like Shivaji of old or Mussolini or Hitler of the present day in Italy and Germany.
Sangh means organised power of Hindus. History is the conclusion that this is Hindu nation. It would be interesting to watch the course which Pranab Mukherjee now adopts in this phase of his career—a politician at large strutting about with the fading plumage of the office he recently quit.
The Economic Times had noted: "[the] decades of activity in critical all-round roles make [Mukherjee's] exit both a structural and generation shift. He was considered to be Indira's likely successor and, siding with those within his party who aligned themselves against Rajiv Gandhi, Mukherjee was sidelined and eventually expelled from the mainstream.