Tendulkar will get India’s highest civilian honour on January 26, 2014. He retired from Test cricket in November as the highest run-scorer and century-maker in both Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
Mirza said that after all the milestones achieved by Tendulkar, it was only logical to give him the award. She also said that she is a big Tendulkar fan and the Bharat Ratna is like the perfect going away gift.
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