Honorary Doctorate for Puneeth Rajkumar: Ashwini gets emotional

Mysuru, March 22, 2022 (www.justkannada.in): Honorary Doctorates were conferred upon Karnataka Ratna, sandalwood Powerstar the late Puneeth Rajkumar, Folk Singer Malavalli Mahadevaswamy and Senior Scientist and Defence Research and Development Organisation former Director-General Dr. Vasudev Kalkunte, at the 102nd Convocation of the University of Mysore.
The convocation was held at Crawford Hall today. Sri Thawar Chand Gehlot, Hon’ble Governor of Karnataka conferred the doctorates on the achievers.
The entire auditorium reverberated with the sound of claps as the Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Hemanth Kumar announced the name of Puneeth Rajkumar. A video on Puneeth’s childhood and his films was displayed on the LED screen. Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar received the Honorary Doctorate on behalf of the late actor. She became emotional while receiving the doctorate. The University of Mysore had conferred an honorary doctorate on the late actor Padmabhushana Dr. Rajkumar also about 46 years ago.
Governor of Karnataka Sri Thawar Chand Gehlot, National Evaluation and Accreditation Council Director Dr. S.C. Sharma, University of Mysore Vice-Chancellor, Prof. G. Hemanth Kumar, Registrar Prof. R. Shivappa, A.P. Jnanaprakash, and others were present.
Keywords: University of Mysore/ Convocation/ Honorary Doctorate/ Puneeth Rajkumar