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Gauhati University to confer honoris causa on Dr Sarbeswar Saharia

Gauhati University
Our Correspondent

MANGALDAI: Padmashree recipient eminent organ transplant super specialist Dr Sarbeswar Saharia is going to add another feather to his cap as Gauhati University will confer the prestigious ‘honoris causa’ (honorary D Lit degree) on him in recognition of his significant contribution in the field of medical science.

Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University, Dr Mridul Hazarika vide a letter issued on August 3, has invited Dr Saharia to acknowledge the degree in the 27th convocation of the university to be held on August 8 in presence of Assam Governor-cum-Chancellor of the university, Professor Jagdish Mukhi.

The decision to confer the honorary degree on Dr. Saharia was taken in the Executive Council Meeting (Special) held on July 30 with the approval of the Assam Governor and Chancellor of the University.