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Why was Bharat Ratna discontinued?
The Bharat Ratna, along with other personal civil honours, was briefly suspended from July 1977 to January 1980, during the change in the national government; and for a second time from August 1992 to December 1995, when several public-interest litigations challenged the constitutional validity of the awards.
Who did not receive Bharat Ratna?
Detailed Solution. Option 4 is correct, i.e. Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi: Never received Bharat Ratna.
What is the criteria for getting Bharat Ratna?
Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible for these awards. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister himself to the President.
Did Rabindranath Tagore get Bharat Ratna?
While Rabindranath Tagore has not been awarded a Bharat Ratna, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru has not received the Nobel Prize but was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955.
Who got both Bharat Ratna and Nishan e Pakistan?
|Alma mater||University of Mumbai|
|Awards||Bharat Ratna (1991) Nishan-e-Pakistan (1990)|
Why Maulana Abul Kalam Azad refused Bharat Ratna?
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad declined the Bharat Ratna Award. He was India’s first education Minister and an independence movement leader. He was awarded in the year 1992 posthumously. He argued that those who selected the awardees should not be the recipients themselves.
Which govt gave Sachin Bharat Ratna?
On February 4, 2014, Tendulkar was conferred the Bharat Ratna by the then President of India, the late Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Durbar Hall. The Tendulkar Bharat Ratna win made the cricketer the first sportsperson, as well as, the youngest person to receive the prestigious award.