Former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur conferred Bharat Ratna posthumously

Photo: Social Media

Photo: Social Media

Former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur will be conferred Bharat Ratna posthumously. The announcement from the President’s office comes a day before the birth anniversary of the late socialist leader.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to X and wrote, “I am delighted that the Government of India has decided to confer the Bharat Ratna on the beacon of social justice, the great Jan Nayak Karpoori Thakur Ji and that too at a time when we are marking his birth centenary. This prestigious recognition is a testament to his enduring efforts as a champion for the marginalized and a stalwart of equality and empowerment. His unwavering commitment to uplift the downtrodden and his visionary leadership have left an indelible mark on India’s socio-political fabric. This award not only honours his remarkable contributions but also inspires us to continue his mission of creating a more just and equitable society.”

By EP Web Desk

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