KSLU awards honorary doctorates at its maiden convocation

Former chief justice of India Justice S Rajendra Babu and professor emeritus Prof G V Ajjappa received honorary doctorates at the first annual convocation of the Karnataka State Law University (KSLU).

An honorary doctorate was also awarded to former chief justice of India Justice M N Venkatachalaiah in absentia.

Governor Vajubhai Vala presented the honorary doctorates at the convocation held at D Veerendra Heggade Kalakshetra at Sattur near Dharwad on Saturday.

MP and former attorney general of India K Parasaran delivered the convocation address. He said justice, liberty, equality and fraternity, as elaborated in the Constitution, should be the profession of faith for those in pursuit of law in whatever walk of life. He also stressed the need to encourage women to take up the legal profession.

Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra, KSLU Vice-Chancellor T R Subramanya, Registrar T V Manjunatha, Registrar (Evaluation) B S Reddy, and others were present.

Degrees were awarded to the first batch graduates of the five-year BA LLB, BBA LLB and honours courses, three batches of the three-year LLB course, three batches of the LLM course, and PG diploma. Gold medals were presented to the first rank holders in the courses, while 10 cash prizes were also distributed.

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