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Bharat Ratna Facts
List Of Bharat Ratna Awardees
* Government of India honours this  prominent award to any one who excels  in any field with their performance . *
The  award looks like Peepal leaf printed
on it  with ‘ Bharat Ratna’ in devanagari
script along with the image of   Sun. The
flip side of the award bears the motto and state emblem.
* On January 2, 1954, the award was started by Dr Rajendar
Prasad.
* Scientist  CV Raman
was the first person to get the award and the award was given to Lal Bahadur
Shasthri posthumously.
* India’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was
the eldest to receive this honour at age 116 (after death) in 1991 and Gulzari
Lal Nanda is the eldest alive person to receive the Bharat Ratna award at an
age of 99 .
*In the year 1992, the award was given posthumously to
Subhas Chandra Bose but the award has been withdrawn due to controversy.
*The recommendations of Bharat Ratna awards are made by
Prime Minister of India to President of India and maximum of three Bharat Ratna
awards are announced and made in a year..
* Before 2011, the award was given to persons possessing
skills of artistic,literary, science and public service of highest order but in
December month of 2011, the government of India has added one more skills
of  sports.
* Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, CV Raman and Chakravarthi
Rajgopal were the first three persons to get Bharat Ratna award in the year
1954.
* Khan Abdulgaffar Khan and Nelson Mandela were two Non
Indians to get Bharat Ratna award in the year 1987 and 1990 respectively.
* Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the first sportsman
and youngest to get Bharat Ratna award.
List of Bharat Ratna Awards :—
   Nmes                                 Awarded        About
1- Chakravarthi Rajgopal –        1954      Last Governor General
 2- . CV Raman                      – 1954           Physicist
3- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan –  1954   
India’s 1st  Vice President
(1952-1962)
                                                       
India’s  2nd President (1962-1967)
4- Bhagvan Das                      1955    Author, Independence activist
 5- Mokshagundam
      
Visvesvarayya               
1955     Diwan of Mysore, Civil
Engineer
6 – Jawahar Lal Nehru              1955    1st PM (1947-1964),Author
7- Gobind Ballabh Pant          -1957     Chief Minister of UP, Home Minister
8- Dhondo Keshav Karve      
– 1958    Social Reformer,
Educator
9 -Bidhan Chandra Roy     
    -1961     Physician, CM of West Bengal
10- Purushottam Das Tandon -1961     Educator
11- Rajendra Prasad                1962    1st President (1950-62),Jurist
12 -Zakir Hussain                    1963    Third President (1967-69)
 13 -Pandurang Vaman Kane  -1963   
Sanskrit Scholor,Indologist
 14- Lal Bahadur
Shastri           1966    2nd PM(1964-66),Posthumous
 15- Indira
Gandhi                    1971    3rd PM (1980-84)
 16 – V V Giri                           1975   4th President(1969), Trade Unionist
 17- K Kamaraj                        1976    CM of Tamilnadu, Posthumous
 18- Mother
Teresha                 1980    Nun, Missionary Charity founder
 19- Vinoba Bhave                    1983    Social Reformer, Posthumous
 20 -Khan Abdul Gaffar
Khan    1987     1st non Indian
 21 – M G
Ramachandran         1988   Actor, CM of Tamilnadu,Posthumous
 22- B R Ambedkar                  1990   Architect of Indian Constitution
 23 – Nelson
Mandela               1990   2nd 
non Indian
 24 – Rajiv
Gandhi                    1991    6th PM(1984 -89),posthumous
 25 -Vallabh Bhai
Patel             1991    1st Home Minister(1947-50),Posthumous
 26 – Morarji
Desai                    1991    4th PM (1977-79)
 27 -Abdul Kalam
Azad             1992   
1st Education minister,Posthumous
28 – J R D Tata                        1992    Philanthropist,Industrialist
 29 -Satyajit Ray                      1992  Bengal Film Maker
 30 -A P J Abdul
Kalam            1997  11th President,Aeronautical engineer
 31 -Gulzari Lal
Nanda              1997   Interim Prime Minister
  32- Aruna Asaf
Ali                  1997   Posthumous
 33 – MS
Subbulaxmi                1998    Carnatic classical singer
 34 – Chidambaram                   1998  Minister of agriculture
        
Subramaniam                                                                         
 35 – Jayaprakash
Narayan         1999  Posthumous
 36 – Ravi
Shankar                     1999   Sitar player
 37 – Amartya Sen                     1999  Economist
 38 – Gopinath
Bordoloi              1999 CM of Assam,
Posthumous
 39 – Lata
Mangeshkar                2001  Playback Singer
 40 – Bismillah
Khan                    2001, Classical
Shehnai player
 41 – Bhimsen
Joshi                    2008  Hindustani classical singer
 42-  Sachin Tendulkar                2013    1st youngest sports person
 43 – Prof. C N  R Rao                 2013   Chemist  
 44 -Madan Mohan
Malviya          2014   Educationist,Politician
 45 -Atal Bihari
Vajpayee             2014 
Former PM of India(1996)

                                                                      
(1998), (1999-2004)
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