Vijayakanth is the latest entrant to the list of politicians and actors who were presented with honorary doctorates.
The actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader will soon be honored with a doctorate by Florida-based International Institute of Church Management (IICM) in appreciation of his services to the society. IICM’s key objective is to provide education for pastors, evangelists, Bible teachers and Christian leaders.
Vijayakanth will be conferred with the doctorate at a function in chennai to be held on December 3, 2010. The IICM’s chief will be presenting the doctorate to the captain.
IICM also strongly feels that Vijayakanth has contributed immensely to the cause of the poor and downtrodden through social welfare activities. “We are happy to confer the doctorate on Vijayakanth”, said an associate of IICM.
Recently having entered the world of Tamil politics Vijayakanth has been trying to change the political scene of TN, which is famous for either only having the ADMK or DMK in power.