On behalf of the Government of India, the family of former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao and Chaudhary Charan Singh have thanked the government and expressed happiness over the announcement. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (January 9, 2024) announced the names of three more people for Bharat Ratna. Former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao, Chaudhary Charan Singh, and M.S., known as the father of the Green Revolution. Swaminathan will be honored with Bharat Ratna. After this announcement by the Government of India, his family members expressed their happiness and expressed gratitude to the government.
Vani Rao, daughter of former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao, said that this is a very happy moment. He said that this was supposed to happen already, but it is said that in the house of God there is delay, but there is no darkness. Vani Rao further said, 'It is a very happy day, the whole of Telangana is happy. I thank the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His good thing is that no matter how much someone lives in a corner, bringing him into the limelight and respecting him is the greatness of Modi ji.
BJP leader and PV Narasimha Rao's grandson NV Subhash said that PM Modi has announced to give him the Bharat Ratna award even though he was a Congressman. He said, 'I condemn the UPA government that was in power from 2004 to 2014 and especially the Gandhi family for not honoring me with an award.' He said that he is very happy and emotional about being given the Bharat Ratna award to Narasimha Rao. NV Subhash said that we thought there would be a delay in this, but this is happening due to the efforts of Telangana BJP. He has also thanked Telangana BJP.
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Jayant Chaudhary, grandson of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, has also expressed happiness over the announcement. He has expressed his happiness by posting on X. While sharing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet, Jayant Choudhary wrote in the caption, 'Heart won!' The Government of India has announced the names of five people for Bharat Ratna this year.
On February 3, PM Modi announced the award of Bharat Ratna to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani. Before that, it was announced that former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur would be honored with Bharat Ratna posthumously on his 100th birth anniversary on January 24. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the award of Bharat Ratna to Narasimha Rao, Chaudhary Charan Singh, and MS Swaminathan on February 9. In his tweet, he wrote that it is our government's good fortune that he is being honored with Bharat Ratna.