Tendulkar deserves Bharat Ratna: Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on reaching the historic 100th international century, stating that he deserves Bharat Ratna.

Our chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated Sachin Tendulkar for his historic achievement via SMS and said that he deserves the Bharat Ratna, Youth Affairs and Housing Minister Arup Biswas told reporters.

Biswas added that the chief minister wished Tendulkar to play cricket for a long time.

Tendulkar on Friday achieved a rare feat by becoming the first cricketer to accumulate a century of centuries in the fourth match of the Asia Cup against Bangladesh in Mirpur.

PTI

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