President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously on Monday. The family of the noted educationist was present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.
While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on being named for India's highest civilian honour.
Nepal Vice President Parmanand Jha on Thursday lauded India's late educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary, saying he taught value based education to the world which is still relevant.
Panaji: The biopic of a Oriya freedom fighter who had to wage a long battle for a second time to get his due after Indian independence, will be premiered during the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.
The Forward Bloc, a party founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on Monday objected to the Centre`s reported move to confer Bharat Ratna on the freedom fighter, saying it would `mitigate` his stature and demanded declassification of secret files on him.