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D Litt conferred on Sourav Ganguly

Howrah (West Bengal):  Former Team India skipper Sourav Ganguly was today conferred an honorary D Litt degree by the prestigious Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU) in recognition of his contribution to cricket.Also, Honorary doctorates

India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 25, 2014 17:56 IST ]
d litt conferred on sourav ganguly
d litt conferred on sourav ganguly

Howrah (West Bengal):  Former Team India skipper Sourav Ganguly was today conferred an honorary D Litt degree by the prestigious Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU) in recognition of his contribution to cricket.


Also, Honorary doctorates D Sc were given to chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Dr K Radhakrishnan and director of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore professor P Balaram for their outstanding contributions in the fields of engineering and science.

State Governor M K Narayanan, who is also the chancellor of the university, conferred upon the degrees during the convocation ceremony at its campus here in Howrah's Shibpur.

While accepting the honour, Ganguly said this D Litt was not his first one, but the best one as it had come from his home state.

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