LK Advani to be awarded Bharat Ratna, announces PM Modi
LK Advani to be awarded Bharat Ratna, announces PM Modi Lal Krishna Advani, the BJP stalwart who catapulted the party into national reckoning with his Rath Yatra for Ayodhya’s Ram Temple in the early 1990s, has been conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.
“I am very happy to share that Shri LK Advani Ji will be conferred the Bharat Ratna. I also spoke to him and congratulated him on being conferred this honour,” PM Narendra Modi wrote on X.
PM Modi, while announcing the honour for the veteran, said LK Advani’s role in the development of India is monumental. He called him one of the most respected statesmen of India.