Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna

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By Sarkaritel August 8, 2019 19:48

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna


New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjeee on Thursday received the Bharat Ratna — the highest civilian award in the country — which was also conferred to late social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika.

Deshmukh and Hazarika’s family members received the awards on their behalf while Mukherjee received it himself.

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the awards at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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By Sarkaritel August 8, 2019 19:48