The students who graduated from the Central University of Karnataka (CUK) were deprived of the opportunity to wear convocation gowns and get their degrees and medals from the high-profile dignitaries in a festive atmosphere this time. For, the 5th Convocation of CUK took the virtual mode, barring a few formalities, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the low-key affair held on the CUK campus at Kadaganchi in Aland taluk, Kalaburagi district, only the faculty members and a few guests, including M.G. Biradar who was one of the five recipients of honorary doctorate, were present.
The convocation began at 11 a.m. with the academic procession followed by the singing of Naada Geethe and Vishwavidyala Geethe by Jagadevi Jangamashetty and her team from the CUK’s Music Department.
N.R. Shetty, Chancellor of the university, remotely declared the opening of the convocation.H.M….