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Title : Bharat Ratna Awardees
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Posted on: 24 - October - 2012
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Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian honour given for exceptional service towards advancement of Art, Literature and Science, and in recognition of Public Service of the highest order. Bharat Ratna Awards was introduced in 1954. The first awarded to Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. The   recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President.

 

Name

Field

Year

State

  Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi

Arts

2008

Karnataka

  Kumari Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar

Arts

2001

Maharashtra

  Late. Ustad Bismillah Khan

Arts

2001

Uttar Pradesh

  Prof. Amartya Sen

Literature & Education

1999

United Kingdom

  Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi

Public Affairs

1999

Assam

  Loknayak Jayprakash (Posth.) Narayan

Public Affairs

1999

Bihar

  Pandit Ravi Shankar

Arts

1999

United States

  Shri Chidambaram Subramaniam

Public Affairs

1998

Tamil Nadu

  Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi

Arts

1998

Tamil Nadu

  Shri (Dr.) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Science & Engineering.

1997

Delhi

  Smt. Aruna Asaf (Posth.) Ali

Public Affairs

1997

Delhi

  Shri Gulzari Lal (Shri) Nanda

Public Affairs

1997

Gujarat

  Shri Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata

Trade & Industry

1992

Maharashtra

  Shri Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Public Affairs

1992

West Bengal

  Shri Satyajit Ray

Arts

1992

West Bengal

  Shri Morarji Ranchhodji Desai

Public Affairs

1991

Gujarat

  Shri Rajiv Gandhi

Public Affairs

1991

Delhi

  Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Public Affairs

1991

Gujarat

  Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedakr

Public Affairs

1990

Maharashtra

  Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Public Affairs

1990

South Africa

  Shri Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran

Public Affairs

1988

Tamil Nadu

  Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Social Work

1987

Pakistan

  Shri Acharya Vinoba Bhave

Social Work

1983

Maharashtra

  Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu Teresa

Social Work

1980

West Bengal

  Shri Kumaraswamy Kamraj

Public Affairs

1976

Tamil Nadu

  Shri V.V. Giri

Public Affairs

1975

Orissa

  Smt. Indira Gandhi

Public Affairs

1971

Uttar Pradesh

  Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri

Public Affairs

1966

Uttar Pradesh

  Dr. Pandurang Vaman Kane

Social Work

1963

Maharashtra

  Dr. Zakir Hussain

Public Affairs

1963

Andhra Pradesh

  Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Public Affairs

1962

Bihar

  Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy

Public Affairs

1961

West Bengal

  Shri Purushottam Das Tandon

Public Affairs

1961

Uttar Pradesh

  Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve

Social Work

1958

Maharashtra

  Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant

Public Affairs

1957

Uttar Pradesh

  Dr. Bhagwan Das

Literature & Education

1955

Uttar Pradesh

  Shri Jawaharlal Nehru

Public Affairs

1955

Uttar Pradesh

  Dr. M. Vishweshwariah

Civil Service

1955

Karnataka

  Shri Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Public Affairs

1954

Tamil Nadu

  Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

Science & Engineering.

1954

Tamil Nadu

  Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

Public Affairs

1954

Tamil Nadu

 

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