Saturday, December 17, 2011

God of cricket Sachin and Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand deserve Bharat Ratna

Bharat Ratna is the biggest civilian award of our nation. It is right to expand its area to accommodate all those who have done exemplary service for the nation in their respective fields of activities. The demand for awarding Bharat Ratna to the legendary cricket player Sachin Rames Tendulkar of our nation is absolutely right and he deserves it in every respect.

By including sports persons in the list of Bharat Ratna giving area, it is not only cricket player but also all other legendary sportsmen and women must be considered, though there are no two opinion on bestowing Sachin Tendulkar with the highest award of Bharat Ratna.

Sachin Tendulkar is not an ordinary player but also the inspiration for youngsters of the nation in cricket. No cricket has set as much record for the nation as Sachin. He is the pride and living legend of the nation. As far as Hockey or sport as whole is considered, the name of Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand must not be lost sight of while awarding Bharat Ratna for sports person. Dhyan Chandra mesmerized the nation as well the world by his magical Hockey sticks. He hit the ball with stick on the field with electrifying speed and held the spectators spell bound. So while considering Bharat Ratna for cricket legend and master blaster Sachin, Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand must not be left behind.

The Bharat Ratna award has nothing to with politics and it must kept aside from vote bank politics. No favouritism also must not be practiced while awarding Bharat Ratna more so when the name of sports persons are involved. It must be bestowed on merit and achievement recorded against the name of the player.

There is a great demand of cricket fans all over the nation to give Bharat Ratna award to Sachin. But it would be better for promotion of all kinds of game in the country equally if Sachin and Dhyan Chand are awarded at a time. Bharat Ratna is not an ordinary honour but it must be awarded to the persons who infuse inspiration among the coming generation. As Sachin Tendular is called the god of cricket and has become the household name of every Indian due to the media coverage in the age of information technology, Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand was no less famous among the countrymen and fans during his own time of action. Government of India has done right by extending award giving area of Bharat Ratna and now any one who makes extra-ordinary contribution in any field can be awarded with this highest award.

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