Monday, 18 November 2013

Railway Minister Congratulates Legendary Crickter Sachin Tendulkar and Eminent Scientist Prof.C.N.R.Rao for Bharat Ratna Award.

Minister of Railways, Shri Mallikarjun Kharge
The Minister of Railways, Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has congratulated legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Professor C.N.R. Rao on being selected for the “Bharat Ratna Award.” 

In a congratulatory message to Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Shri Kharge said that Sachin has been hailed as a true Ambassador of India in the world of sports and his contribution and unmatched achievements in sports will always be remembered. 

Shri Kharge said that Sachin won glory for India and his life and career will be a great source of inspiration for millions of youth in India and abroad. Conferring India’s highest civilian award on him will go a long way in promoting sports and encouraging sportspersons in the country, the Railway Minister added. 

Shri Kharge hoped that Sachin would continue to provide guidance to Indian cricket and budding cricketers in the years to come. 

Congratulating Professor C.N.R. Rao, Shri Kharge said that Professor Rao is a well recognised international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. Professor Rao has enriched the scientific world through his thousand research papers and many published books. 

Professor Rao has been contributing immensely in his capacity as the current Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. Professor Rao has many National and Internationals awards to his credit. “Bharat Ratna Award” to him will motivate and inspire scientists, researchers, academicians and students in a big way. 

This is also a moment of pride and honour for Karnataka, which professor Rao belongs to, the Railway Minister added. 

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