Karpoori Thakur Awarded Bharat Ratna Posthumously: Former Cm Of Bihar Conferred With India’s Highest Civilian Award; PM Modi Says, ‘I Am Delighted’

INDIA Team Latestly|

Karpoori Thakurformer chief minister of Bihar and socialist leader, will be awarded the country's highest civilian award- Bharat Ratna posthumously. The announcement was made on January 23, a day ahead of his birth anniversary. Thakur was born on January 24, 1924 and this year marks his 100th birth anniversary. Karpoori Thakur died on February 17, 1988. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on X, “This prestigious recognition is a testament to his enduring efforts as a champion for the marginalized and a stalwart of equality and empowerment.” Watch the video to know more.

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