Call For Bharat Ratna Award: Ratan Tata Requests Users To Stop Campaign

New Delhi: Ratan Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of the Tata Group, on Saturday requested Twitter users to stop the online campaign seeking India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for him.

“While I appreciate the sentiments expressed by a section of the social media in terms of an award, I would humbly like to request that such campaigns be discontinued. Instead, I consider myself fortunate to be an Indian and to try and contribute to India’s growth and prosperity,” tweeted Ratan Tata.

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Hashtag #BharatRatnaForRatanTata started trending on Twitter on February 5 after motivational speaker Dr Vivek Bhindra sought the highest civilian award to Ratan Tata.

The Charman of Tata Trust turned 83 on December 28, 2020. He was recently conferred the title of “Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace” by the Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (FIICC) for epitomising “unity, peace and sustainability”.

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