General Knowledge - Honours and Awards - Discussion

Discussion :: Honours and Awards - Section 1 (Q.No.29)


The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is

[A]. Abdul Ghaffar khan
[B]. Mikhail Gorbachev
[C]. Marshal Tito
[D]. Abdul Wali Khan

Answer: Option A


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Chiranjit Ghosh said: (Apr 19, 2013)  
He was given that prize in 1987.

Aani said: (Jul 19, 2013)  
Why is bharat ratna award given?

Srinuvas said: (Apr 16, 2014)  
The first non-citizen awarded Bharat Ratna - A Freedom Fighter belonging to Pakistan.

Somi said: (Jan 29, 2015)  
Does Bharat Ratna awarded only to A Freedom Fighter?

Anjali said: (Feb 13, 2015)  
Which field is awarded with Bharat Ratna?

Karthik said: (Nov 27, 2015)  
He is the only one to get Bharat Ratna of non nationality because he is a great freedom fighter.

Ashwani Raj said: (Feb 13, 2016)  
Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of India given to civilians for their great contribution for the Nation. It is given to civilians from any field like sport or film or politics etc.

Harish.A said: (May 21, 2016)  
Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a Pashtun independence activist against the rule of the British Raj.

He was close friend of Mohandas Gandhi, and his nickname was Bacha Khan.

Arvind C Shah said: (Oct 14, 2016)  
Abdul Ghaffar Khan was popular by name as Sarhadke Ganghi.

Bhanu Prasad said: (Oct 28, 2016)  
He is also called as frontier Gandhi.

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