"Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal (Kolkata) on June 5 and 6, 2014, where he will inaugurate the 150th birth anniversary of Acharya Satish Chandra Mukherjee on June 5," the statement said.

"He will also deliver Sir Asutosh Mookerjee memorial lecture to mark his 150th birth anniversary on the same day," the statement added.

Acharya Satish Chandra Mukherjee was one of the pioneers of the national education framework in India.

Asutosh Mookerjee was an educationist who served as the second Indian vice chancellor of the University of Calcutta. The president will return to the national capital in the afternoon of June 6.

(Agencies)

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