Item 0746 - Bharat Ratna Award from the President of India

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ZA COM MR-T-0746

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Bharat Ratna Award from the President of India

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certificate

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(15 August 1947)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 13/12/11

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Certificate conferring the Bharat Ratna Award, India's highest civilian award

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Yellow certificate wrapped in translucent paper and rolled. Taken out of paper for preservation. Certificate has the national emblem of India at the top in gold. Center left, center right, and center bottom have bronze and silver image of the Bharat Ratma Award. Red seal of The President of India is affixed to the lower left corner. Certificate text is in Hindi. The following is a partial translation written on the back of a photocopy of the award, included inside the rolled certificate:
Bharat Ratma Award
India's Highest Civilian Award
I, the President of India, R. Venkertaram, present the honored Bharat Rhatma to you...
Signed in New Delhi, 16 October 1990

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0476

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