Violinist M. Chandrasekaran conferred honorary doctorate

Violin maestro M. Chandrasekaran was conferred honorary doctorate degree (Honories Causa) by Tumkur University, Karnataka on Nov.11.

The degree was presented by Dr. H. R. Bhardwaj, Governor of Karnataka.

Prof. Richard R. Ernst, Nobel Laureate, scientist, Switzerland was the chief guest.

Chandrasekaran, now 74 has been a violinist for the past 62 years.

He was awarded the Sangita Kalanidhi title in 2005.  He resides at 46D, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 2499 7327, 96001 31112.