83-year-old to get Masters Degree from IGNOU

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New Delhi, May 11 (UNI) At 83, Delhi's Dinesh Chandra Gupta has completed his post graduation in Hindi and is set to be awarded a degree shortly.

He is one of the oldest students of the open university, IGNOU's students registration and evaluation division Registrar Dr Srikant Mohapatra said today.

Mr Gupta, who has authored 10 books, would be awarded the Masters Degree at the forthcoming convocation of the university.

His book "Budhaapa Kitna Khatta Kitna Meetha" has been sent to old age homes by the centre.

The author-cum-journalist has organised several eye donation camps and at present is the president of a charitable educational trust.

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