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Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to get Bharat Ratna today

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee makes Bengal proud. He will be awarded the Bharat Ratna today. An outstanding statesman he has served the nation selflessly and tirelessly for decades, leaving a strong imprint on the nation’s growth trajectory.

Mukherjee was selected for Bharat Ratna – India’s highest civilian award in January this year. This year Bharat Ratna will also be given posthumously to social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and noted Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika.