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Anna Hazare, U R Rao to be conferred honorary doctorate

Press Trust of India  |  Bellary 

: Eminent space scientist Dr. U R Rao and social activist have been chosen by the Vijayanara Sri Krishnadevaraya University here for being conferred the honorary doctorate.

Kannada actor Shivarajkumar is also among the eight persons selected for the honorary doctorate, the University Vice-Chancellor Manjappa Hosamane told reporters.

Others chosen for the honour based on their contributions in their respective fields are Jacot Crasda (education and social science), S P Sharma(education and Science), C R Nazeer Ahmed (social worker), Subadramma Mansor (stage artiste) and Sanga Basavanna Swamy (social work, he said.

The doctorates would be conferred at the University's second convocation tomorrow, which would be addressed by former Governor of and Rama Jois.

First Published: Fri, June 20 2014. 16:33 IST