Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for conferring the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian award, upon former Prime Ministers Chaudhary Charan Singh and P.V. Narasimha Rao, and agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan.
Narasimha Rao was the Prime Minister from 1991 to 1996 and is understood for heralding the financial liberalisation of the nation. Charan Singh, a champion for farmers’ rights, served because the Prime Minister briefly in 1979, whereas Swaminathan, a famend agriculture scientist, is named the architect of India’s inexperienced revolution.
Khattar stated, “It is a matter of pleasure and honour for each Indian to recognise the distinctive contributions of those three distinguished people with the Bharat Ratna.”
He stated Charan Singh constantly prioritised the pursuits of farmers and their elementary points, dedicating his whole life to the rights and welfare of the agricultural group. Even through the difficult interval of Emergency, Charan Singh made vital contributions to upholding democracy within the nation whereas actively selling nation-building efforts.
The Chief Minister stated Narasimha Rao, throughout his tenure as Prime Minister, strengthened parliamentary traditions by reinforcing democratic values and lengthening respect to the opposition leaders. His vital function in opening India to the worldwide market and fortifying the infrastructure for financial growth stays noteworthy, Khattar stated.
He added that scientist Swaminathan devoted himself to advancing fashionable agriculture and empowering farmers economically.
“Swaminathan’s remarkable contributions towards addressing the challenges of contemporary agriculture and supporting farmers have been exemplary. His visionary leadership not only revolutionised Indian agriculture, but also safeguarded the nation’s food security and prosperity, ” Khattar stated.