Who got first Bharat Ratna award in 1954?

Rajagopalachari, second President and the first Vice President of India – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Nobel Prize Laureate and Physicist C. V. Raman; who were honoured in 1954. Since then, the award has been bestowed upon 48 individuals, including 14 who were awarded posthumously.

Who is the first Bharat Ratna award?

Bharat Ratna award is presented by the president of India. The first Bharat Ratna award was awarded to politician C.Rajagopalachari, philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and scientist CV Raman in the year 1954. This award is also awarded posthumously, till now 16 people are awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously.

Who was the first woman to win the Bharat Ratna?

Indira Gandhi
The correct answer is Indira Gandhi. She was the first female Prime Minister of India and was conferred with the Bharat Ratna in 1971. She was elected as the president of the Congress party in 1959.

Which President of India got Bharat Ratna?

Bharat Ratna – ‘Jewel of India’ is the highest civilian award of the country….Bharat Ratna- Highest Civilian Award in India.

Bharat Ratna Awardees Year Brief Description
Rajendra Prasad 1962 First President of India

Who is the first Bharat Ratna lady?

Who won Bharat Ratna Award in 1959 and 1960?

He was an Educationist and a Social Reformer belonging to Maharashtra- Awarded Bharat Ratna in his birth centenary year 1958. In 1959 and 1960, nobody won the Bharat Ratna Award. 9. B.C. Roy (1882-1962)

Who makes the recommendations for Bharat Ratna Award?

The recommendations for Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President. The number of yearly awards is constrained to a maximum of three in a specific year. In 1992, Subhash Chandra Bose was awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously. As there is no solid evidence of Subhash Chandra Bose’s death his family declined to receive the award.

Who is the first sportsperson and the youngest Bharat Ratna Award recipient?

Sachin Tendulkar is the first sportsperson and the youngest Bharat Ratna Award, recipient.

What is the original design of the Bharat Ratna?

The words “Bharat Ratna” on the obverse side remained the same as the 1954 design as did the emblem of India and “Satyameva Jayate” on the reverse side. A 2-inch-wide (51 mm) white ribbon is attached to the medal so it can be worn around the neck. In 1957, the silver-gilt decoration was changed to burnished bronze.