List of Bharat Ratna Award Winners 2020

Bharat Ratna Award

Bharat Ratna Award was instituted on 02 January 1954; earlier, this award was awarded for the outstanding service/ performance of the highest order in the arts, literature, science, and public services. Whereas, In December 2011 the government has expanded the eligibility of this award, as per that the Individuals of “Any field of human endeavor” are eligible for the Bharat Ratna Award. The recommendations for the Bharat Ratna have been made the Prime Minister of India to the President, it may be noted that a maximum of three (03) nominees are being awarded every year.

The first Bharat Ratna Award was given to Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, C. Rajagopalachari, and C. V. Raman in the year 1954. And the last award till yet was given to Nanaji Deshmukh (Posthumous), Bhupen Hazarika (Posthumous) and Pranab Mukherjee in the year 2019. It must be noted that the Bharat Ratna Award Winners 2020 has not been announced yet, we will update the list as soon the 2020 Winners announced by officials. Since 1954 a total of 48 individuals have been bestowed with Bharat Ratna Award.

The Bharat Ratna Award has an image of the Sun along with the words “Bharat Ratna” inscribed in Devanagari script, on a peepal leaf. The List By Previous Year & Category of Bharat Ratna Award Winners has been provided below, you can check it simply by scroll down this page. And stay with us for all the updates related to Bharat Ratna Award Winners 2020.

List By Previous Year & Category

Bharat Ratna Award Winners

Name of the Awardees Birth & Death Awarded Year
Pranab Mukherjee 1935- 2019
Nanaji Deshmukh 1916-2010 2019
Bhupen Hazarika 1926-2011 2019
Madan Mohan Malviya 1861 –1946 2015
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 1924- 2015
Prof. C.N.R Rao 1934- 2014
Sachin Tendulkar 1973- 2014
Bhimsen Joshi 1922 – 2011 2008
Bismillah Khan 1916 –2006 2001
Lata Mangeshkar 1929- 2001
Ravi Shankar 1920 –2012 1999
Gopinath Bordoloi (Posthumous) 1890 –1950 1999
Professor Amartya Sen 1933- 1999
Jayaprakash Narayan (Posthumous) 1902 –1979 1999
Shri Chidambaram Subramniam 1910 –2000 1998
Smt. Madurai Sanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi 1916 –2004 1998
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 1931- 1997
Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali (Posthumous) 1909 –1996 1997
Shri Gulzarilal Nanda 1898 –1998 1997
Shri Satyajit Ray 1922 –1992 1992
Shri Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata (J. R. D. Tata) 1904 –1993 1992
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (Posthumous) 1888 –1958 1992
Shri Morarji Desai 1896 –1995 1991
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Posthumous) 1875 –1950 1991
Shri Rajiv Gandhi (Posthumous) 1944 –1991 1991
Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918- 1990
Dr. Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar (Posthumous) 1891 –1956 1990
Shri Marudu Gopalan Ramachandran (Posthumous) 1917 –1987 1988
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan 1890 –1988 1987
Shri Acharya Vinobha Bhave (Posthumous) 1895 –1982 1983
Mother Teresa 1910 –1997 1980
Shri Kumaraswami Kamraj (Posthumous) 1903 –1975 1976
Shri Varahagiri Venkata Giri 1894 –1980 1975
Smt. Indira Gandhi 1917 –1984 1971
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri (Posthumous) 1904 –1966 1966
Dr. Pandurang Vaman Kane 1880 –1972 1963
Dr. Zakir Hussain 1897 –1969 1963
Dr. Rajendra Prasad 1884 –1963 1962
Shri Purushottam Das Tandon 1882 –1962 1961
Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy 1882 –1962 1961
Dr. Dhondo Keshave Karve 1858 –1962 1958
Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant 1887 –1961 1957
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru 1889 –1964 1955
Dr. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya 1861 –1962 1955
Dr. Bhagwan Das 1869 –1958 1955
Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman 1888 – 1970 1954
Dr. Sarvapali Radhakrishnan 1888 –1975 1954
Shri Chakravarti Rajagopalachari 1878 –1972 1954

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