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Who was choosen for the Bharat Ratna award in 2008 ? Can you please write few lines about him?

Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 08 Jan '09 11:10 am
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Legendary exponent of Hindustani classical music Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was chosen for the Bharat Ratna,............. the country's highest civilian award. ...............
The 86-year-old artist belonging to 'kirna' gharana, had a remarkable career spreading over seven decades....... He started performing at the age of 19......
Pandit Joshi has been awarded with several prestigious honours including Padma Vibhusan in 1991,............ Padma Bhusan in 1985 and Padma Shri in 1972.
After a long gap of seven years the Government has decided to confer this highest award to a performing ..............................
Answered by PRASOON SMART, 08 Jan '09 11:15 am

 
  
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The Country's Highest Civilian Award Bharat Ratna this time chosen to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, a legent of Hindustani Classic Music
Answered by Naresh Swain, 08 Jan '09 11:12 am

 
  
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