CM Palaniswami to receive honorary doctorate

The Chief Minister will also deliver the convocation address.

Published: 16th October 2019 05:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th October 2019 05:08 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami. | File Photo

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, deemed to be university, will confer the degree of Honoris Causa (Doctor of  Letters - D.Litt) on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami during its 28th convocation on October 20. The Chief Minister will also deliver the convocation address.

Along with Palaniswami, four others will also get honorary degrees. G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence (R&D) and Chairman DRDO, S Raja Sabapathy, Chairman and Director, Ganga Hospital will be conferred with honorary D.Sc., Degrees, Harris Jayaraj, music director-cum-composer and Shobana Chandrakumar, dancer and actor, will be conferred with honorary D.Litt degrees.  

Already, former Chief Ministers M Karunanidhi and MG Ramachandran were conferred two doctorate degrees, while former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was honoured with five.

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