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President of India Confers Bharat Ratna on Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Bharat Ratna onShri Atal Bihari Vajpayee  in New Delhi. In a special gesture, the President conferred the Award in a simple ceremony held at the residence of Shri Vajpayee. Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India; Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi; former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam; former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh; Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh; senior members of the Cabinet; several Chief Ministers; leaders of political parties; members of Shri Vajpayee’s family and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Historic Day for India, says PM The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has said today is a historic day for crores of Indians like him, when former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee is being awarded the Bharat Ratna. भारत भक्ति में जिन्होंने अपना जीवन समर्पित किआ, ऐसे माँ भारती के लाडले, अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी जी को आज भारत रत्न से सम्मानित करने का सौभाग्य हमें मिला है। मैं राष्ट्रपतिजी का बहुत आभार व्यक्त करता हूँ कि वे स्वयं यहाँ आए, और अटलजी को रू-ब-रू में उन्होंने भारत रत्न से सम्मानित किया। अटलजी का जीवन राष्ट्र को समर्पित रहा। वे पल-पल राष्ट्र के लिए जीए, राष्ट्र के लिए सोचते रहे। और हिंदुस्तान में मेरे जैसे करोड़ों ऐसे कार्यकर्ता हैं, जिनके जीवन में वाजपेयी जी एक प्रेरणा हैं। आने वाली पीढीयों को भी उनकी प्रेरणा मिलती रहेगी। मैं इस भारत रत्न सम्मान पाने वाले वाजपेयी जी के जीवन हमें सदा-सर्वदा प्रेरणा देता रहे, मार्गदर्शन देता रहे – यही प्रभु से प्रार्थना करता रहूँगा।[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He is serving as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University, the university which controlling 440 colleges of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy & Architecture colleges in Gujarat.

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