The wish of billions was granted today as Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar was conferred with the Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee today on February 4 2014.
In adding list of achievements, Sachin started a new trend as The Bharat Ratna has never ever been given to a sportsman earlier. More over Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest recipient of this highest civilian honour.
Today in a glittering ceremony held at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan, Sachin was accompanied by his wife Dr Anjali and daughter Sara.
List of other prestigious awards received by Sachin Tendulkar.
The Arjuna Award – 1994
The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award – 1997
The Padma Shri – 1999
The Padma Vibhushan – 2008