Why was Dhyan Chand not conferred the Bharat Ratna?

Sachin Tendulkar was conferred the the Bharat Ratna -- the country`s highest civilian award by the Indian government. But one of the biggest stars of Indian sports, legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand was ignored after decades of pleas, prayers and requests to the Indian Government by sports lovers.

May 24, 2014, 00:08 AM IST