Indian govt to confer Bharat Ratna award on Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi/November 16
Indian government on Saturday decided to confer Bharat Ratna on legendary Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who retired from all forms of cricket recently.
A Spokesperson Prime Minister’s office said that the Indian government has decided to confer the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for his outstanding contribution to the game.
“Sachin Tendulkar is undoubtedly an outstanding cricketer, a living legend who has inspired millions across the globe,” said the PMO spokesperson, adding that in his 24 years career, Tendulkar has played cricket across the world and won laurels for our country.
“He has been a true ambassador of India in the world of sports and his achievements in cricket are unparalleled, the records set by him unmatched and the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by him exemplary. That he has been honoured with several awards is testimony to his extraordinary brilliance as a sportsman,” the spokesperson added.

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