Former President Of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred with Bharat Ratna06:20:00 PM, Thursday 8th of August 2019 | in politics
Former President Pranab Mukherjee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna (the highest civilian award) by President Ramnath Kovind today. He had been selected for Bharat Ratna in January of 2019 and announcement was issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mukherjee was 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017. Musician Bhupen Hazarika and Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Nanaji Deshmukh also awarded Bharat Ratna.