Kolkata: Stating that he would be happy to see Pranab Mukherjee as President of India, former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednesday wished the UPA Presidential candidate "best of luck".

"It doesn't matter who becomes the President. But I will be very happy if he (Pranab) becomes the President. I have already wished him good luck," Chatterjee said.

When asked whether he wants a Bengali to be the President, the former speaker said, "As a Bengali, it doesn't matter whom I want as the President."

(Agencies)

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