Murshidabad: Former President Pranab Mukherjee was bereaved on Friday as his elder brother Pijush Mukherjee died at his residence at Bolpur in West Bengal today.
Pijush Mukherjee was 86. He was a widower and has no issues.
He was a teacher in different schools and retired from Sikshasatra, the secondary school of Visva Bharati, as its principal.
He was also a member of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee.
Pranab Mukherjee will arrive at Bolpur on Saturday and his brother’s last rites would be performed at Jangipur in neighbouring Murshidabad district.