President Patil to visit LucknowSeptember 19th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sept.19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will be the chief guest at a special convocation of the Lucknow University on September 23.
The 90-minute event will see the President being honoured with honorary D. Litt degree. She will also felicitate 28 toppers in undergraduate with gold medals.
Patil will be the third President to visit Lucknow University after V V Giri and Giani Zail Singh. President Shankar Dayal Sharma was also an alumnus of the university.
The function will be presided by Governor T V Rajeswar, who is also the chancellor of the university. A host of VIPs, heads of the institutions and over 500 teachers will also attend the event that will honour two of its illustrious alumni — former BHU vice-chancellor Professor R P Rastogi and litterateur Chandrashekhar Rath. (ANI)
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