New Delhi, February 03, 2024: Narendra Modi led BJP government at the Centre today decided to confer Bharat Ratna to BJP stalwart and former Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani.
“The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Shri Lal Krishna Advani,” a government release said.
Announcing that Advani will be conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described it as a “very emotional moment for me”.
“One of the most respected statesmen of our times, his contribution to the development of India is monumental. His is a life that started from working at the grassroots to serving the nation as our Deputy Prime Minister,” Modi said on X.
His decades-long service in public life has been marked by an unwavering commitment to transparency and integrity, setting an exemplary standard in political ethics, Modi said.
Advani has made unparalleled efforts towards furthering national unity and cultural resurgence, he said.
“The conferring of the Bharat Ratna on him is a very emotional moment for me. I will always consider it my privilege that I got countless opportunities to interact with him and learn from him,” the Prime Minister said.
India experienced a notable 6.60 per cent growth in power generation compared to the corresponding period in the previous year from April to January 2024.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai today gave an extra ordinary and extempore speech in the State Assembly while replying to a debate on budget allocations to the departments for which he is the in charge Minister.
In a major step towards development of the lakhs of students, Chhattisgarh Government today decided to have board examinations twice in a year.
Social media creators of Chhattisgarh have shown full enthusiasm in the State Public Relations Department organised high profile social media creator meet “Lets Collab Chhattisgarh 2024”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Bharat Tex 2024, one of the largest-ever global textile events to be organised in the country, here at New Delhi tomorrow.
Three Maoists were today shot by the security forces in a joint operation in Kanker district in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, official sources said.