DH Cartoons | Bharat Ratna proposed for Savarkar by BJP

DH Cartoon vy Sajith Kumar

Maharashtra BJP unit on Tuesday said it will ask the party-led NDA government at the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.

In its election manifesto, released by BJP working president J P Nadda, the state unit also sought the honour for social reformers Jyotiba Phule and Savitribai Phule, a party leader said.

Read: Maharashtra BJP proposes Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

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