Former President Pranab Mukherjee was bereaved today 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 tomorrow and his brother’s last rites would be performed at Jangipur in neighbouring Murshidabad district.