New Delhi,Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian Award of the country. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/ performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. The recommendations for the Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President of India. Although no formal recommendations for Bharat Ratna are necessary, the recommendations have been received for Bharat Ratna to Late Major Dhyan Chand from several quarters. These recommendations have been forwarded to the Prime Minister’s Office.
Kiren Rijiju MoS (Home) gave this information in Lok Sabha today in a written reply to a question by Shri Bhairon Prasad Mishra.