New Delhi: After announcing the award of ‘Bharat Ratna’ (posthumously) to PV Narasimha Rao, Chaudhary Charan Singh and MS Swaminathan, the Congress on Friday said that these three great personalities were, are and will always be gems of India. Party general secretary Jairam Ramesh posted on His contribution was unprecedented, which every Indian respects.
The Congress leader said that one of the main objectives of ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ is to provide justice to the farmers. He said, “Our demand for ‘Kisan Nyay’ is that farmers should be given legal guarantee of minimum support price on the basis of Swaminathan formula. This will be a true tribute to former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh ji and Swaminathan ji.
What did Sonia Gandhi say?
Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi welcomed the announcement of conferring ‘Bharat Ratna’ on Narasimha Rao. When asked about this, Sonia Gandhi told reporters in the Parliament complex, “I welcome it.”
What did Narasimha Rao’s family say?
At the same time, Vani Devi, daughter of Narasimha Rao and Legislative Council member from Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS), on Friday praised her father’s nomination for the country’s highest civilian award ‘Bharat Ratna’ and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this decision. Expressed gratitude. Vani said that Narasimha Rao became Prime Minister at a time when the country was facing difficult times. He (Rao) implemented reforms which were appreciated by the entire world. “Recognizing Rao’s contribution by rising above party sentiments and conferring Bharat Ratna reflects the good values of our Prime Minister (Modi),” he said.
Congress leader Narasimha Rao initiated reforms during his tenure as Prime Minister and sought permanent solutions to problems in areas ranging from economy to foreign affairs. Vani said, “Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian honour. However, it took some time, but that’s okay. The people of Telangana are very happy with the award of Bharat Ratna to Narasimha Rao. The family members are overwhelmed.”
PM Modi announced
It is noteworthy that former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, PV Narasimha Rao and famous scientist and father of the Green Revolution in the country, Dr. MS Swaminathan will be honored with the country’s highest civilian honor ‘Bharat Ratna’ (posthumously). Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself gave this information through a post on ‘X’ on Friday.
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