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The Bharat ratna recipients of 2019

The Bharat ratna recipients of 2019

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The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. The award was originally for achievements in the arts, literature, science, and public services. But the government expanded the criteria to include "any field of human endeavour" in December 2011.

 Recipients receive a Sanad (certificate) signed by the President and a peepal-leaf–shaped medallion The 2019 Bharat Ratna recipients include the former president Mr. Pranab Mukherjee. Also, Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika who awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously. Let's know about these eminent personalities.


Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. Prior to his election as President, Mukherjee was Union Finance Minister from 2009 to 2012. He has also worked under PM Indira Gandhi. Pranab Mukherjee was born in 1935 in a Bengali Brahmin family in West Bengal. He did MA in political science and history and LLB from the University of Calcutta. And above all, he has written many books such as midterm poll, beyond survival and so on. During his tenure as finance minister, we also implemented many tax reforms.


Bhupen Hazarika

Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, singer, poet and film-maker from Assam, widely known as Sudhakantha. His songs, written and sung mainly in the Assamese language by himself, are marked by humanity and universal brotherhood. The translation of is songs is in many languages, most notably in Bengali and Hindi. He has also introduced the folk music of Assam to Hindi cinema at the national level. And sites that he is a recipient of National Film award for Best music direction, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.


Nanaji Deshmukh

Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh also known as Nanaji Deshmukh was a social activist. Taking inspiration from freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak, he laid great emphasis on education. He opened the first Saraswati Shishu Mandir at Gorakhpur in 1950. He also worked in the fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance. And besides that, He worked in the fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance.

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