Tendulkar, C.N.R. Rao get Bharat Ratnas
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.
(Posted on 04-02-2014)