Varsity confers honorary doctorate on CJI, Yesudas
Kottayam | Tuesday, May 19 2009 IST
Kerala Governor and Mahatma Gandhi University Chancellor R S Gavai today conferred honorary doctorates on Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan, famous playback singer K J Yesudas and eminent Ayurvedic physician P K Warrier for their outstanding contribution to their respective fields. The Governor conferred LLD on the CJI, D Lit on Mr Yesudas and DSc on Dr Warrier at the university convocation held here.
Mr Justice Balakrishnan, hailing from Kerala, was appointed as the Chief Justice of India in 2007. 'Padmabhooshan' K J Yesudas had recorded over 40,000 songs in different languages, since crooning for the first time on November 14, 1961. 'Padmashri' Warrier, as the managing trustee and chief physician of over a century-old Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, had rendered yeoman service to the growth of Ayurveda by modernising its clinical, pharmaceutical, educational and research domains.
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