UoM to confer doctorate on Kumble, Dr Manjunath

UoM to confer doctorate on Kumble, Dr Manjunath

Former Indian skipper and Karnataka State Cricket Association president Anil Kumble, scientist Prof Roddam Narasimha, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, Director Dr C N Manjunath, Gandhian Ho Srinivasaiah and Secretary General of the 15th Lok Sabha and Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament of India, T K Vishwanathan, are the five eminent personalities selected for the honorary doctorate to be conferred at the forthcoming 94th convocation of the University of Mysore, scheduled for July 5.

The syndicate of the varsity arrived at the decision in its meeting on Wednesday.
Anil Kumble is fondly known as the ‘son-in-law of Mysore’ for, his wife Chethana hails from the City. Incidentally, Dr C N Manjunath is related to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mysore, Prof K S Rangappa. Manjunath’s daughter is married to Rangappa’s elder son Shobith.

Dr Manjunath was also conferred with a similar doctorate when Rangappa was the Vice-chancellor of the KSOU.

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