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The University of Calcutta will convene on Monday

KOLKATA: The former governor of Bengal, Gopal Krishna Gandhi will share the podium with the principal minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday during the annual convocation of the University of Calcutta in Nazrul Mancha . While CM will deliver the convening address, Gandhi, who obtained a good equation with Banerjee during his tenure in office, will receive the D.Litt de CU.

Eminent Pediatrician Dilip Mahalanabis, who is also known as the pioneer in the use of oral rehydration therapy, will receive D.Sc along with the celebrated doctor Sukumar Mukherjee. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is the chancellor of state universities, will preside over the convocation.

This year, up to 498 researchers will obtain PhD certificates along with 113 LLM degrees and 236 degrees M.Phil.

In the last call, CU had delivered D.Litt to Banerjee. "We also decided to hold the convocation in Nazrul Mancha this year because both Darbhanga Buiding and Asutosh Memorial Hall are in the process of renovation," said Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee.

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