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On November 25, 2023, Chhattisgarh Governor Vishwabhushan Harichandan has been awarded the honorary degree of D. Litt by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar.
- This title was bestowed upon him by the Governor of Odisha, Raghuvar Das.
- Governor Vishwabhushan Harichandan has been given this honor for his remarkable public service through activism in social and public life.
- It is noteworthy that Vishwabhushan Harichandan was sworn in as the ninth Governor of Chhattisgarh on February 23, 2023 at the Raj Bhavan in the capital Raipur. Before being appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh, Harichandan has served as the Governor of the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh. Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court Arup Kumar Goswami administered the oath of office and secrecy to Harichandan. He has replaced Anusuiya Uike.
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