Celebrating a Stalwart: LK Advani Receives Bharat Ratna
In a moment of profound pride, BJP stalwart LK Advani expressed deep gratitude for being bestowed with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. He stated, “It’s not just an honor for me as an individual but also for the ideals and principles that I dedicated myself to.”
Prime Minister Modi, announcing this prestigious accolade, hailed Advani as “one of the most respected statesmen of our times” and acknowledged his monumental contribution to India’s development. Modi highlighted Advani’s remarkable journey from grassroots to Deputy Prime Minister, emphasizing his exemplary parliamentary interventions.
Union ministers, top BJP leaders, and allies praised the award as a well-deserved recognition of a “national hero’s life” devoted to serving the country.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commended Advani as an inspiration, symbolizing purity, dedication, and determination in politics. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur extended sincere wishes, emphasizing the poignant acknowledgement of Advani’s devoted service.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had the privilege of working with Advani in the Union cabinet, congratulated him and expressed gratitude for the valuable learning experience. LJP chief Chirag Paswan conveyed heartfelt congratulations, thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for honoring Advani.
In the words of PM Modi, “Bharat Ratna to LK Advani is an honor to the ideology of nation first.” Advani’s life, marked by selfless service and dedication, stands as a symbol of the nation’s enduring gratitude to those who serve with unwavering commitment.