Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has made a demand to Narendra Modi government that 'Indian doctors' should be conferred India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. On Twitter, Kejriwal wrote, ''Indian doctors' means nurses and paramedics. This will be a true tribute to the martyred doctors...The whole country will be happy with this.'' According to the reports, around 798 doctors have succumbed to COVID-19 in the second wave.
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Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy on March 12 penned a letter to PM Narendra Modi for conferring 'Bharat Ratna' to the Tricolour's designer Pingali Venkaiah (aka Jhanda Venkaiah) posthumously. Reddy entreated that honouring Venkaiah on 75th Independence Day would be matter of pride for every Indian. Venkaiah was a freedom fighter from Andhra, who designed many flags including Indian national tricolor. Meanwhile, Reddy has awarded Rs 75… read-more
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After a social media campaign demanding 'Bharat Ratna' award for Ratan Tata started trending, the Indian business tycoon on February 6 requested people to stop the campaign. Making the appeal, the Tata group chairman tweeted, "I consider myself fortunate to be an Indian and to try and contribute to India’s growth and prosperity." Under the campaign, netizens started recalling Tata's contributions towards the society while making a case for… read-more
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Actor Richa Chadha has been conferred with Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2020 by the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Richa stated, "It’s an honour that I will hold close to my heart. For an actor who has had no godfather, every achievement feels precious and well earned." Richa's previous films - 'Panga' and 'Section 375' - had garnered a lot of critical acclaim from the industry and audiences.
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