Kannada University Hampi will be conferring the prestigious ‘Nadoja’ title (equivalent to honorary D. Litt degree) on sarod maestro Rajiv Taranath, in recognition of his contribution in the field of classical music.
Governor Vajubhai Vala, who is Chancellor of the university, will be awarding the degree at the 26th Nudi Habba (convocation) to be held on Saturday on the university campus at 5.30 p.m., according to Mallika Ghanti, Vice-Chancellor.
A total of 299 students, including 91 Ph.D., would be conferred degrees.
Meena Chandavarkar, former Vice-Chancellor of Akkamahadvi Women University, will be delivering the convocation address.
Basavaraj Rayaraddi, Minister for Higher Education and Pro-Chancellor, will be present.