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Bharat Ratna Award Recipients from Tamilnadu
This page gives information about the list of people who received Bharat Ratna Award from Indian Government and brief information about them.
Bharat Ratna Award Recipients from Tamil Nadu
Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian Award in India fro national services. The Meaning Bharat Ratna is Jewel of India or Gem of India. Bharat Ratna Award was established in the year of 1954 by the Rajendra Prasad, first President of India. No restriction like Indian citizen only can receive the Bharat Ratna award. Anyone in the world can receive it. Below I have listed the recipients of Bharat Ratna from Tamil Nadu
C.V.Raman, Tamilnadu Scientist
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman alias C.V.Raman received Bharat Ratna Award in the year of 1954 for Science and Engineering.
• Birth Date – 7-Nov'1888
• Birth Place – Thiruvanaikoil, Trichy, Tamil Nadu
• Father Name – R.Chandrasekhara Iyer
• Mother name – Parvati Ammal
• Spouse – Lokasundari Ammal
• Son Radhakrishnan
• Death date - 21-Nov'1970
C.V.Raman is Noble price winner for his discovery of the Raman Effect, which is named after him. Discovery of Raman Effect is celebrated as National Science Day in India.
C Rajagopalachari, Tamilnadu Politician
C.Rajagopalachari received Bharat Ratna Award in the year of 1954 for Public Affairs. He is popularly known as Rajaji.
• Birth Date - 10-Dec'1878.
• Birth Place - Thorapalli, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu
• Spouse - Alemelu Mangamma
• Rajaji is the first recipient of Bharat Ratna
• Death date - 25-Dec'1972.
Key positions of C Rajagopalachari
• Chief Minister of Madras State from the year of 1952 to 1954.
• He served as Union Home Minister of India from the year of 1950 to 1951.
• Governor General of India from the year of 1948 to 1950.
• Governor of West Bengal from the year of 1947 to 1948<.
S. Radhakrishnan, Tamilnadu Politician
S. Radhakrishnan received Bharat Ratna Award in the year of 1954 for Public Affairs.
• Birth Date – 5-Sep'1888
• Birth place – Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu
• Spouse – Sivakamu
• Death date - 17-Apr'1975.
S. Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India from year of 1952 to 1962 and Second President of India from the year of 1962 – 1967.
K.Kamaraj, Tamilnadu Politician
Indian Government gave Bharat Ratna to K.Kamaraj for Public Affairs in the year of 1976 after his death.
• Birth Date – 15-July'1907.
• Birth Place – Virudhu Nagar, Tamil Nadu.
• Father Name - Kumarasamy
• Mother Name – Sivakami Ammal
• Death date - 2-Oct'1975 during his sleep.
K.Kamaraj was the kingmaker of Indian politics during 1960s. He served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from the year of 1954 – 1963 and Member of Parliament from 1952 – 1954 and 1967 – 1975. He still remembered for bringing the school education to millions of poor people by free education and mid day meals scheme.
M.G.Ramachandran, Tamil Actor and Tamilnadu Politician
Indian Government gave Bharat Ratna to M.G.Ramachandran alias MGR for Public Affairs in the year of 1988 after his death.
• Birth Date – 17-Jan'1917
• Spouse– Janaki Ammal
• Death date - 24-Dec'1987
MGR served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from the year of 1977 to 1987. MGR is popular Politician and Actor in Tamil Nadu. MGR is always a friend of Poor people.
A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Tamilnadu Scientist and Former President of India
• A.P.J.Abdul Kalam received the Bharat Ratna award in the year of 1997 for Science and Engineering and served as eleventh President of India. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam is popular scientist among the people of India who worked in DRDO and ISRO, served as Project Coordinator for Pokran II nuclear test which happened in the year of 1998. He is popularly known as Missile Man of India.
• Birth Date – 15-Oct'1931.
• Birth Place – Rameshwarm
C.Subramaniam, Tamilnadu Politician
C.Subramaniam received Bharat Ratna award in the year of 1998 for Public Affairs.
• Birth Date – 30-Jan'1910
• Birth Place – Pollachi, Tamil Nadu
• Date of death - Year 2000.
He is the man who was leading India to attain sell sufficiency in Food Production. He is the architect of Modern agriculture development policy. C.Subramaniam served as Union Minister of India for important portfolios like Defence, Finance, Steel and Mines. C.Subramaniam served as Deputy chairperson of the Planning Commission of India.
M.S.Subbulakshmi, Tamilnadu Carnatic Singer
• Received Bharat Ratna in the year of 1998 for Arts and Music.
• Birth Date – 16- Sep'1916
• Birth Place – Madurai, Tamil Nadu
• Father Name – Subramania Iyer
• Mother name – Shanmukavadiver Ammal.
• Died in the year of 2004.
M.S.Subbulakshmi is a Carnatic Singer. She is the first Indian musician to receive the Asia's highest Civilian Award Ramon Magsaysay Award in the year of 1974.
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