Honoring a Visionary Leader: PV Narasimha Rao Awarded Bharat Ratna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Bharat Ratna for former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao Garu.

Narasimha Rao's tenure as Prime Minister marked by significant measures opening India to global markets. 

His leadership fostered a new era of economic development in India. 

Narasimha Rao served India extensively in various capacities including Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister, and Member of Parliament and Legislative Assembly. 

He is recognized for his visionary leadership in making India economically advanced. 

His contributions to India's foreign policy, language, and education sectors are notable. 

Narasimha Rao enriched India's cultural and intellectual heritage through his multifaceted legacy as a leader. 

Rao, who was PM of a Congress-led government between 1991 and 1996 

A long career in the Congress had seen Rao become the Minister for External Affairs and Home Affairs,