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Tendulkar, C.N.R. Rao get Bharat Ratnas

Posted on Feb 04 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 4 : Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao Tuesday were conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

In a glittering ceremony at the Durbar Hall, the president bestwowed the Bharat Ratna on 40-year-old Tendulkar and 79-year-old Rao.

They joined the list of 41 eminent personalities, who have been conferred the Bharat Ratna in recognition for their contribution to the society.

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