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Posthumous Bharat Ratna Award for Socialist Leader Karpuri Thakur.

New Delhi: Posthumous Bharat Ratna Award for Socialist Leader Karpuri Thakur

Karpuri Thakur, a prominent socialist leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar, has been awarded the Bharat Ratna (posthumously), the country’s highest civilian award, for his outstanding contribution to the freedom struggle and socialist movement. Thakur passed away on February 17, 1988, and the award was announced a day before his birth centenary, which falls on January 24, 1924.

Thakur’s Political Career and Contributions:

  • Chief Minister of Bihar twice: 1970 to 1971 and 1977 to 1979[1].
  • Participated in the Quit India Movement and was imprisoned before independence[1].
  • Worked for the welfare of backward classes and poor people throughout his life[1].
  • Implemented the Mungeri Lal Committee Report, providing reservation for backward class candidates in government jobs during his tenure as Chief Minister.

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Bharat Ratna Award:
The Bharat Ratna award was announced by President Droupadi Murmu, recognizing Thakur’s enduring efforts as a champion for social justice and his visionary leadership. This prestigious recognition is a testament to his remarkable contributions and continues to inspire future generations.

Thakur’s Son in Politics:
Thakur’s son, Ramnath Thakur, has been elected to the Rajya Sabha from the JDU. His election to the Rajya Sabha is seen as a tribute to his father’s legacy and contributions to Bihar’s political and social landscape.

Karpuri Thakur’s posthumous Bharat Ratna award is a fitting tribute to his lifelong dedication to social justice and the welfare of the backward classes. His legacy continues to inspire and influence the political landscape of Bihar and India as a whole.

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