Who received Bharat Ratna in cricket game?
legend Sachin Tendulkar
RETIRED cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar was awarded India’s highest civilian honour on Tuesday, the Bharat Ratna, making him the first Indian sportsperson to receive the honour.
When got Sachin Tendulkar Bharat Ratna?
February 4, 2014
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.
Who was first man who got Bharat Ratna?
The first recipients of the Bharat Ratna were: the last Governor-General of the Dominion of India – C. Rajagopalachari, second President and the first Vice President of India – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Nobel Prize Laureate, Physicist C. V. Raman; who were honoured in 1954.
Who got Bharat Ratna in sports?
Over the years, a total of 48 people including scientists, social reformers and others have been honoured with this prestigious award. But in the field of sports, Sachin Tendulkar remains the only person to have received the Bharat Ratna.
Who received Bharat Ratna in 2014?
cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
In 2014, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, then aged 40, became the youngest recipient; while social reformer Dhondo Keshav Karve was awarded on his 100th birthday. The first singer to be awarded was M. S. Subbulakshmi and the first actor to be awarded was M. G. Ramachandran.
Did Gandhi win a Nobel Prize?
Mohandas Gandhi, the Mahatma, “the Great Soul”, was never awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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