Mysore University to honour Sachin and Moily with doctorate

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Mysore, Jan 11 (PTI) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar,former Mysore Maharaja, the late Nalwadi Krishna Raja Wodeyar,and Law Minister M Veerappa Moily will be conferring withhonorary doctorate degrees by the Mysore University.

The University Syndicate, at its meeting held here today,also chose noted cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty, sarod maestroRajiv Taranath and educationist and founder of PES collegeDoreswamy for the honour, an university official said here.

The University has chosen to confer the doctorate degreeposthumous on the ruler of Mysore, Nalwadi KrishnarajaWodeyar, who founded the princely states''s first everuniversity in 1916, 95 years after its establishment.

The doctorate degree would be presented during theconvocation expected to be held by this month end or earlynext month, the official said.

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