'Sandalwood King' Shivarajkumar has been conferred an Honorary Doctorate by Vice Chancellor Prof. Manjappa D Hosamane on Saturday at the BDAA Football Grounds in Bellary.
Earlier, Rajkumar was conferred an Honorary Doctorate from Mysore University. Now his son Shivarajkumar has been conferred an Honorary Doctorate from the Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University of Bellary. With this doctorate, Rajkumar and Shivarajkumar has achieved a rare feat by becoming the only father and son duo to be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate.
Apart from Shivarajkumar Prof U R Rao, Anna Hajare, Subhadramma Mansoor, Sanganabasava Mahaswami, S C Sharma, Jacob Crasta and Nasir Ahmed were also conferred the Honorary Doctorates on the same dais. Dr Rama Jois and R V Deshpande were also present at the occasion.