The Bharat Ratna category has been broadened by the government of India and excellence in all fields of human endeavour is the new eligibility norm after the Prime Minister’s Office has accepted the Ministry of Home Affairs’ recommendation of broad basing the Bharat Ratna category. It can be greats like Dhyan Chand who in his capacity helped Indian hockey team become world’s number one, it can be Sachin Tendulkar. But why not the immortal XI? This is an appeal to the Prime Minister of India – let the Immortal XI who won the IFA Shield for Mohun Bagan 100 years ago be the first one (as a team) to be awarded the Bharat Ratna (Posthumous)

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