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Union Government announced India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao,Chaudhary Charan Singh and Dr. MS Swaminathan

Newdelhi:10/2/24:The Government yesterday announced India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna to Former Prime Ministers PV Narasimha Rao and Chaudhary Charan Singh and Father of the Green Revolution, Dr. MS Swaminathan. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a social media post.

Speaking to the media, former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s daughter Surabhi Vani Devi expressed delight over recognition being conferred upon the veteran leader.

The grandson of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Jayant Chaudhary thanked the President, Government, and Prime Minister Modi after the announcement of Bharat Ratna being conferred upon his grandfather.

The late agricultural scientist’s daughter Soumya Swaminathan thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the government for recognising her father’s contribution to the farming sector.

Leaders cutting across party lines also welcomed the government’s decision.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said Bharat Ratna to Narasimha Rao is a befitting tribute to the legendary statesman who shaped the history of the nation with an iconoclastic vision and statesmanship.

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