Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Madan Mohan Malviya conferred with Bharat Ratna posthumously
Eminent freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya was conferred with Bharat Ratna (posthumously), highest civilian award of the country. His family members received the award from President Pranab Mukherjee at the glittering function held at Durbar hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. About Madan Mohan Malviya Madan Mohan Malviya was an eminent educationist and politician notable for his role in India’s freedom struggle. He was founder of Asia’s largest residential university – Banaras Hindu University (BHU) founded in 1916.