Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015

Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015

Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015 :Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is conferred "in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex.
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015Bharat Ratna award(India’s highest Civilian Award) was introduced in 1954 and is awarded to 45 people till post publish date
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015First Bharat Ratna was awarded to Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Sir C.V. Raman, and Chakravarti Rajagopalachari in 1954.
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015Last Bharat Ratna was awarded to Bhimsen Joshi in 2008.
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015Mother Teresa was the first naturalized Indian citizen of Bharat Ratna Award Winner in 1980.
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan (1987) And Nelson Mandela (1990) are two non Indians of Bharat Ratna Award Winners.
Bharat Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015Sachin Tendulkar is the first sportsperson and the youngest Bharat Ratna Award Winner (Announced).
Bharath Ratna Award Winners List India from 1954 to 2015
S.No. Name Awarded Year Birth/Death About him/her
1 Shri Chakravarti Rajagopalachari 1954 1878 –1972 Last Governor – General, Independence activist
2 Dr. Sarvapali Radhakrishnan 1954 1888 –1975 India’s 1st Vice President (1952 – 1962), Philosopher and India’s 2nd President (1962 – 1967)
3 Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman 1954 1888 – 197 Physicist
4 Dr. Bhagwan Das 1955 1869 –1958 Author, Independence activist, Kashi Vidya Peeth Founder
5 Dr. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya 1955 1861 –1962 Diwan of Mysore, Civil engineer
6 Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru 1955 1889 –1964 Author, Independence activist, 1st Prime Minister
7 Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant 1957 1887 –1961 Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Independence activist, Home Minister
8 Dr. Dhondo Keshave Karve 1958 1858 –1962 Educator, social reformer
9 Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy 1961 1882 –1962 Chief Minister of West Bengal and a Physician
10 Shri Purushottam Das Tandon 1961 1882 –1962 Educator, Independence activist
11 Dr. Rajendra Prasad 1962 1884 –1963 Jurist, Independence activist, 1st President of India
12 Dr. Zakir Hussain 1963 1897 –1969 Scholar, Independence activist, 3rd President of India
13 Dr. Pandurang Vaman Kane 1963 1880 –1972 Sanskrit scholar and Indologist
14 Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri (Posthumous) 1966 1904 –1966 2nd Prime Minister of India, Independence activist
15 Smt. Indira Gandhi 1971 1917 –1984 3rd Prime Minister of India
16 Shri Varahagiri Venkata Giri 1975 1894 –1980 4th President, Trade unionist
17 Shri Kumaraswami Kamraj (Posthumous) 1976 1903 –1975 Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Independence activist
18 Mother Teresa 1980 1910 –1997 Founder of Missionaries of Charity and a Catholic nun
19 Shri Acharya Vinobha Bhave (Posthumous) 1983 1895 –1982 Independence activist and a Social reformer
20 Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan 1987 1890 –1988 Independence activist, First non-citizen
21 Shri Marudu Gopalan Ramachandran (Posthumous) 1988 1917 –1987 Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Film actor
22 Dr. Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar (Posthumous) 1990 1891 –1956 Crusader against Untouchablity, Chief architect of Indian Constitution, Social Reformer, Dalit Icon, Historian, Economist, scholar, politician
23 Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1990 1918- 2nd non – citizen and non – Indian recipient, Leader of Anti – Apartheid movement
24 Shri Rajiv Gandhi (Posthumous) 1991 1944 –1991 6th Prime Minister of India
25 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Posthumous) 1991 1875 –1950 Independence activist, 1st Home Minister
26 Shri Morarji Ranchhodji Desai 1991 1896 –1995 4th Prime Minister and Independence activist
27 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Posthumous) 1992 1888 –1958 1st Minister of Education and an Independence activist
28 Shri Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata 1992 1904 –1993 Philanthropist and an Industrialist
29 Shri Satyajit Ray 1992 1922 –1992 Filmmaker
30 Shri Gulzarilal Nanda 1997 1898 –1998 Interim Prime Minister, Independence activist
31 Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali (Posthumous) 1997 1909 –1996 Independence activist
32 Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 1997 1931- Aeronautical Engineer and 11th President of India
33 Smt. Madurai Sanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi 1998 1916 –2004 Carnatic classical singer
34 Shri Chidambaram Subramniam 1998 1910 –2000 Minister of Agriculture and an Independence activist
35 Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan (Posthumous) 1999 1902 –1979 Politician, Independence activist
36 Professor Amartya Sen 1999 1933- Economist
37 Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi (Posthumous) 1999 1890 –1950 Chief Minister of Assam, Independence activist
38 Pandit Ravi Shankar 1999 1920 –2012 Sitar player
39 Sushri Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar 2001 1929- Playback singer
40 Ustad Bismillah Khan 2001 1916 –2006 Hindustani classical shehnai player
41 Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi 2008 1922 – 2011 Hindustani classical singer
42 Sachin Tendulkar 2014 1973- Indian Cricketer, First Sportsman and Youngest Indian who got Bharat Ratna
43 Prof. C.N.R Rao 2014 1934- Indian Scientist
44 Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2015 1924- Atal Bihari Vajpayee is an Indian statesman who was the Eleventh Prime Minister of India from BJP
45 Madan Mohan Malviya 2015 1861 –1946 The freedom icon and Educationist popularly known as ‘Mahamana”.

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