November 16, 2013 6:14:15 pm
Celebrities and politicians took to microblogging site Twitter to congratulate the Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar,who was chosen for Bharat Ratna hours after retiring from international cricket today.
Sachin will be the first sportsman to be bestowed with the country’s highest civilian honour. Bharat Ratna awardee and nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar,die-hard Sachin fan Aamir Khan and politicians including BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi and others poured their love on the cricketing legend.
Heres what they had to say about the Little Master being awarded with Bharat Ratna:
Lata mangeshkar: Namaskar. Mujhe abhi pata chala hai ki Sachin Tendulkar ko Bharat ka sarvocch nagri samman BHARAT RATNA pradan kiya jaayega. Mujhe bohot khushi hai,main Sachin ko bohot bohot badhaai deti hu. Mujhe yaqeen hai ki sab cricket premiyo’n ko meri tarha hi bohot khushi ho rahi hogi.
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Aamir Khan: Thank You Sachin for everything that you have given us,your fans. There will never be another like you. Love,a.
Karan Johar: Bharat Ratna for #Sachin….Respect….salute….Ovation….Love….
Narendra Modi: Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar is a fitting tribute for his contribution to sports. My congratulations to him. @sachin_rt
Vasundhara Raje: Congratulations @sachin_rt on becoming 1st sportsman to be conferred with Bharat Ratna.Well deserved honor to the man who made us all proud!
Anil Kapoor: One of the Greatest Indians ever @sachin_rt gets the well deserved Bharat Ratna. #ThankYouSachin Respect !
Riteish Deshmukh: Tweeted in the morning about Sachin saying My Bharat Ratna -a few hours later i get 2 know tht he hs been awarded BHARAT RATNA #coincidence
Rahul Bose: And so @sachin_rt becomes the first sportsperson to be conferred the Bharat Ratna. Incredible honour. Congratulations!
Manoj Bajpayee: Gr8 news for each and every sports lover of this country.bharat ratna goes to the most deserving one!#thankyousachin
Anupam Kher: Bharat Ratna gets Sachin Tendulkar. Jai Ho.:)
Siddharth: Bharat Ratna Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. Sounds just perfect. #thankyousachin
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