ANI Photo | “He deserved it”: Chhattisgarh CM on veteran BJP leader LK Advani being conferred Bharat Ratna

Reacting to the announcement of Bharat Ratna for veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai congratulated him and said that he deserved it.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai said, “Congratulations to Lal Krishna Advani ji, he deserved it.”
On the Rahul Gandhi’s Nyay Yatra, he said that last time the Bharat Jodo Yatra was from south to north, but the result was in front of everyone.
“The Congress is a sinking ship, and they have lost the confidence of the citizens,” he added.
Earlier today, Prime Minister Modi announced that BJP veteran leader LK Advani will be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of the country.
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani said that Bharat Ratna is not only an honour for him but for the ideals and principles he strove in his life to the best of his abilities.
In a statement, LK Advani said he accepts the ‘Bharat Ratna’ with utmost humility.
“With utmost humility and gratitude, I accept the ‘Bharat Ratna’ that has been conferred on me today. It is not only an honour for me as a person, but also for the ideals and principles that I strove to serve throughout my life to the best of my ability,” he said in the statement.
Advani, 96, who served as Deputy Prime Minister, Home Minister and Information and Broadcasting Minister, recalled his long association with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
“My heartfelt gratitude to millions of my party workers, swayamsevaks and others with whom I had the privilege of working throughout my journey in public life,” he added.
The BJP leader said that his family has been the greatest source of strength. He also expressed thanks to the President and PM Modi.
“My sincere thanks to President Droupadi Murmuji and Prime Minister Narendra Modiji for bestowing this honour on me. May our great country progress to the pinnacle of ‘greatness and glory,” he said

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