Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will address the first annual convocation of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP) Dharamsala, to be held on February 28.

"The Dalai Lama will be the Chief Guest and address the CUHP convocation, to be presided over by Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission, Government of India," Registrar of the varsity B R Dhiman said.

115 degrees and 6 gold medals will be awarded to candidates who have successfully completed their programmes, Dhiman said. On July 2010, the CUHP started functioning from a temporary location.

The varsity, which was announced by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in 2007, is yet to be allotted land, sources said.


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