Bharat Ratna Award List

Bharat ratna Award List

Bharat Ratna or Jewel of India is the highest civilian award of India. It was instituted in the year 1954. Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible for these awards. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. In this article, Check the important aspects related to the Bharatratn puraskar, picture of the awaard, Bharat ratna award list, which shows the list of all bharat ratna recipients till date.

Important Aspects of Bharat Ratna Award 

  • The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister himself to the President. No formal recommendations for this are necessary.
  • The number of annual awards is restricted to a maximum of three in a particular year.
  • On conferment of the award, the recipient receives a Sanad (certificate) signed by the President and a medallion. The Award does not carry any monetary grant.
  • In terms of Article 18 (1) of the Constitution, the award cannot be used as a prefix or suffix to the recipient’s name.  However, should an award winner consider it necessary, he/she may use the following expression in their  biodata/letterhead/visiting card etc. to indicate that he/she is a recipient of the award: ‘Awarded Bharat Ratna by  the President’ or ‘Recipient of Bharat Ratna Award’.

Bharat Ratna Award Picture 

bharat ratna award picture

bharat ratna award picture – Parikshahub

Bharat Ratna Award List or Bharatratn puraskar list

Year Awardees State / Country Prime Minister / Party in Power
1954 C. Rajagopalachari Tamil Nadu Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Tamil Nadu Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
C. V. Raman Tamil Nadu Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1955 Bhagwan Das Uttar Pradesh Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
M. Visvesvaraya Karnataka Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
Jawaharlal Nehru Uttar Pradesh Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1957 Govind Ballabh Pant Uttarakhand Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1958 Dhondo Keshav Karve Maharashtra Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1961 Bidhan Chandra Roy West Bengal Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
Purushottam Das Tandon Uttar Pradesh Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1962 Rajendra Prasad Bihar Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1963 Zakir Husain Andhra Pradesh Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
Pandurang Vaman Kane Maharashtra Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian National Congress
1966 Lal Bahadur Shastri Uttar Pradesh Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1971 Indira Gandhi Uttar Pradesh Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1975 V. V. Giri Odisha Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1976 K. Kamaraj Tamil Nadu Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1980 Mother Teresa West Bengal,
(Born in Skopje,
now North Macedonia)
Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1983 Vinoba Bhave Maharashtra Indira Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1987 Abdul Ghaffar Khan Pakistan Rajiv Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1988 M. G. Ramachandran Tamil Nadu Rajiv Gandhi, Indian National Congress
1990 B. R. Ambedkar Maharashtra Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Janata Dal (NF)
Nelson Mandela South Africa Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Janata Dal (NF)
1991 Rajiv Gandhi[vi] Uttar Pradesh P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
Vallabhbhai Patel Gujarat P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
Morarji Desai[e] Gujarat P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
1992 Abul Kalam Azad[viii][f]# West Bengal P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
J. R. D. Tata Maharashtra P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
Satyajit Ray West Bengal P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian National Congress
1997 Gulzarilal Nanda Punjab Inder Kumar Gujral, Janata Dal (UF)
Aruna Asaf Ali[ix]# Haryana Inder Kumar Gujral, Janata Dal (UF)
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Tamil Nadu Inder Kumar Gujral, Janata Dal (UF)
1998 M. S. Subbulakshmi Tamil Nadu Inder Kumar Gujral, Janata Dal (UF)
Chidambaram Subramaniam Tamil Nadu Inder Kumar Gujral, Janata Dal (UF)
1999 Jayaprakash Narayan[x]# Bihar Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Amartya Sen West Bengal Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Gopinath Bordoloi Assam Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Ravi Shankar Uttar Pradesh Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
2001 Lata Mangeshkar Maharashtra Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Bismillah Khan Bihar Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
2009 Bhimsen Joshi Karnataka Manmohan Singh, Indian National Congress (UPA)
2014 C. N. R. Rao Karnataka Manmohan Singh, Indian National Congress (UPA)
Sachin Tendulkar Maharashtra Manmohan Singh, Indian National Congress (UPA)
2015 Madan Mohan Malaviya Uttar Pradesh Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Madhya Pradesh Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
2019 Pranab Mukherjee West Bengal Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Bhupen Hazarika Assam Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Nanaji Deshmukh Maharashtra Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)

 

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