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Former President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna

Former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee has been conferred with the Bharat Ratna award at a function held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. Besides, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were also honoured with the country's highest civilian award posthumously.

Updated : 08 August 2019, 06:33 PM