Lucknow, Oct. 21 -- President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are among the dignitaries who have been invited by Lucknow University administration for the grand week-long celebrations planned in November to mark centenary year of the Lucknow University.

Vice chancellor of Lucknow University Prof Alok Kumar Rai said, "President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been invited via the office of governor Anandiben Patel for the function. We are hopeful that they will accept the invitation and grace the event at the University."

Celebrations for the event will begin from November 19. The University administration has invited President Kovind, governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel and chief minister Yogi ...