Former Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) B. A. Vivek Rai has been invited by Wusburg University, Germany, as a research scholar. The Dasajana Literary Forum has arranged a programme to felicitate him on the premises of Canara College on Tuesday. During the felicitation programme, 3 books authored by Mr. Rai--Hindana Hejje, Irula Kannu, and Rangadolagana Bahiranga--will be released. The occasion will be graced by the presence of litterateurs Amritha Someshwara, Erya Lakshminarayana Alva, and others.