Former president Pranab Mukherjee was conferred the highest civilian award by his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday.
Pranab Mukherjee served as India's 13th President from 2012-2017.
The BJP-led NDA government brought a bill to grant Indian citizenship to religious minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Music legend Bhupen Hazarika's son Tej Hazarika, a US citizen, said that Bharat Ratnas and 'longest bridges' while necessary, will not promote the peace and prosperity of the citizens of India.
Hazarika's songs resonate among music lovers of all ages and he was considered a legend in his lifetime.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika will be conferred the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.
In an official statement, the government said Deshmukh and Hazarika were conferred the award posthumously.
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Punjab CM Designate Charanjit Singh Channi submits the letter to Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit afte the former was announced as the next CM of Punjab, at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Punjab CM Designate Charanjit Singh Channi with Punjab Congress President Navjot Sidhu and senior party leader Harish Rawat after submitting the letter to Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit (unseen), in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Punjab CM Designate Charanjit Singh Channi with AICC member Sunny Mehta after submitting the letter to Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit (unseen), in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Punjab CM Designate Charanjit Singh Channi and other Congress leaders after the former was announced as the next CM of Punjab, outside Governor's residence in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Punjab CM Designate Charanjit Singh Channi along with Navjot Singh Sidhu and other Congress leaders after the former was announced as the next CM of Punjab, outside Governor's residence in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
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