Bharat Ratna Award Winner List With Full Details
‘Bharat Ratna‘ is the India’s highest award given to a civilian. It is awarded for the highest degrees of national service. This service includes artistic, literary and scientific achievements, as well as public service. It is instituted on 2 January, 1954 by the president Rajendra Prashad of India . This is provided by the President of India of 26 January. any persion without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible for this award.
- This award can be provided to a foreigner.
- 48 personalities were honoured with Bharat Ratna so far. Recommendation were made by the prime minister to President of India.
- This award can be provided after the death of a person. It is provided to a 14 people after the death till now.
- Bharat Ratna can be provided only to a maximum of Number of three people in a year.
- This award is closed by The Janta Party In 1977, but it rebegan by the Congress Government in the year 1980. after the rebeginning of of Bharat Ratna, This is provided to Mother Taresha first of all in 1980.
- Recipients of Bharat Ratna receives a Sanad(Certificate) signed by the president and a peepal leaf-shaped meda; There is no monetary grant associated with the award.
- The First three recipient of Bharat Ratna were C. Rajagopalchari, Dr. S. Radhakrishan and Dr. C. V. Raman in 1954 while Khan Abdul Ghaffer Khan was the first foreigner to be honoured with this award in 1987.
- Lal bhadur Shastri became the 1st Individual to be honoured with Bharat Ratna Posthumously.
About the Peepal- Leaf- Shaped Medallion
The decoration is about 5.8 cm long, 4.7 cm wide and 3.2 mm thick It is of toned bronze. The medal is made with a metal of copper. It has of two sides Front and Back.
Recipients of Bharat Ratna Awards
Him / her
|1.||Chakravarti Rajagopalchari||1954||Last Governor General,
|2.||Dr. Sarvepalli RadhaKrishnan||1st and 2nd President of
|3.||Dr. Chandrasekhar Venkat Raman||Physicist|
|4.||Dr. Bhagwan Das||1955||Kashi Vidtya Founder,
Author, Independence activist
|5.||Dr. Mokshagundan||Civil Engineer, Dewan of Mysore|
|6.||Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru||1st Prime Minister of India|
|7.||Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant||1957||Chief Minister of Utter Pradesh,
|8.||Dr. Dhondo Keshave Karve||1958||Social reformer, Educator|
|9.||Rajarshi Purushottam Das
|10.||Dr. Bidhan Chandra (B.C) Roy||Chief Minister of West Bengal
and a physician
|11.||Dr. Rajendra Prashad||1962||1st President of India,
|12.||Dr. Zakir Hussain,||1963||3rd President of India, Scholar,
|13.||Dr. Pandurang Vaman(P.V) Kane||Indologist and Sanskrit Scholar|
|14.||Lal Bahadur Shastri(Posthumous)||1966||Independence activist,
2nd Prime Minister of India
|15.||Mrs. Indira Gandhi||1972||3rd Prime Minister of India|
|16.||Varahagiri Venkat(V.V) Giri||1973||4rth President of India,
|17.||Kumaraswami(K.) Kamraj(Posthumous)||1976||Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,
|18.||Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu(Mother Terasa)||1980||Founder of Catholic
|19.||Acharya Vinoba Bhave (Posthumous)||1983||Social Reformer, Independence
|20.||Khan Abdul Ghaffer Khan||1987||First Non-citizen,
|21.||Marudur Gopalan(M.G) Ramacharan(Posthumous)||1988||Film Actor, Chief Minister
of Tamil Nadu
|22.||Dr. Bhim Rao Ramaji Ambedkar(Posthumous)||1990||Social Reformer,
Chief Architect of
Dalit Icon, Scholar,
|23.||Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela||Leader of Anti-Apartheid
2nd Non-Citizen and
|24.||Rajiv Gandhi (Postumous)||1991||6th Prime Minister of
|25.||Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel (Postumous)||1st Home Minister
of India, Indpendence
|26.||Moraji Ranchhodji Desai||Independence Activist,
4th Prime Minister
|27.||Jahangir Ratanji Dadabhai(J.R.D) Tata||1992||An Industrialist,
|28.||Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad(Posthumous)||Independence Activist,
1st Minister of Educator
|30.||Aruna Asaf Ali(Posthumous)||1997||Independence activist|
|31.||Gulzarilal Nanda (Posthumous)||Independence acti|
|32.||Dr.Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen(A.P.J)
|11th President of India,
|33.||Madurai Sanmukhavadivu (M.S)
|34.||Chidambaram(C.) Subramanian||Independence Activist,
Minister of Agriculture
|35.||Professor Amartya Sen||1999||Economist|
|36.||Pt. Ravi Shankar||Sitar Player|
|37.||Loknayak Jay Prakash Narayan(Posthumous)||Independence Activist|
|38.||Gopinath Bordoloi(Posthumous)||Independence Activist,
Chief Minister of Assam
|39.||Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar||2001||Playback Singer|
|40.||Ustad Bismillah Khan||Player of Hindustani
|41.||Pt. Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi||2009||Hindustani Classical Singer|
|42.||Prof. C.N.R. Rao||2014||Indian Scientist|
|43.||Sachin Tendulkar||1st Player and the
youngest one to get
|44.||Atal Bihari Bajpal||2015
||11th Prime Minister of India,|
|45.||Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya(Posthumous)||Educational popularly known as
|Former Prime Minister of India|
|47.||Bhupen Hazarika(Postumous)||Indian Playback singer, musician|
|48.||Nana Ji Deshmukh(Postumous)||Honoured with Padam
Vibhushan Award in 1999
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