VVS Laxman awarded honorary doctorate
New Delhi, February 4 (IANS)
Former cricketer V.V.S. Laxman was awarded an honorary doctorate at the seventh convocation ceremony of TERI University here on Wednesday.
Three others also received the honour – former president of East Timor José Manuel Ramos-Horta, Unilever CEO Paul Polman, and Hitachi chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi.
Accepting the doctorate, Laxman said, “I am happy because I wanted to become a doctor but realised my dream to play for the country. This is the right time for the youth to realise their personal aspirations and bring glory to the nation.”