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Q1. How many personalities have been awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2019?
The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred “in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order”, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. The Bharat Ratna Awardees in 2019 are:
1. Pranab Mukherjee
2. Bhupen Hazarika (Posthumously)
3. Nanaji Deshmukh (Posthumously)
Q2. The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. In which year Bharat Ratna has instituted?
The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred “in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order”, without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex.
Q3. Bhupen Hazarika was born in 1926 in the small town of-
Bhupen Hazarika was born in 1926 in the small town of Sadiya in Assam's Tinsukia district. He was born into a family of teachers. Hazarika completed his early education from Guwahati in 1942.
Q4. Pranab Mukherjee is an Indian politician who served as the ______________ President of India from 2012 until 2017.
Pranab Kumar Mukherjee is an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017.
Q5. Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh also known as Nanaji Deshmukh was a _________________________ from India.
Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh also known as Nanaji Deshmukh was a social activist from India. He worked in the fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance. He was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in 1999.
Q6. Who was popularly known as the 'Bard of Brahmaputra' for his evergreen songs like 'Dil hoom hoom kare' and 'O Ganga behtio ho kyun'?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Popularly known as the 'Bard of Brahmaputra' for his evergreen songs like 'Dil hoom hoom kare' and 'O Ganga behtio ho kyun', Bhupen Hazarika had the power to weave his magic and enthrall audience far beyond the floodplains of Assam.
Q7. Pranab Mukherjee was born in which state?
Pranab Mukherjee was born in Birbhum district, West Bengal.
Q8. Nanaji Deshmukh was born on 11th October 1916 in which state?
Nanaji Deshmukh was born on 11th October 1916 into a Marathi-speaking Deshastha Brahmin family at Kadoli, which is a small town in the Hingoli district of Maharashtra.
Q9. How many personalities have got the Bharat Ratna till now (2019)?
Total 48 personalities have got the Bharat Ratna till now (2019).
Q10. In which year Nelson Mandela (former president of South Africa) received Bharat Ratna?
The award (Bharat Ratna) has been awarded to a naturalized Indian citizen, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, better known as Mother Teresa (1980) and to two non-Indians - Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Nelson Mandela (1990).