PM writes to Sachin Tendulkar; says he has been a true ambassador of India
New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has congratulated Sachin Tendulkar for the Bharat Ratna award. In a letter, the Prime Minister said that Sachin has been a true ambassador of India in the world of sports.
Following is the text of the Prime Minister’s letter:
Please accept my warm congratulations for the `Bharat Ratna` award.
In conferring this award on you, the nation has honoured a living legend whose numerous achievements and exemplary conduct on the cricketing field have inspired millions across the globe. You have been a true ambassador of India in the world of sports. We salute you as a sporting genius and a global sporting icon.
You will continue to inspire our countrymen not only in sports but also in other areas of human endeavour.
I wish you all success in the next phase of your career.