The special edition coins would have Sachin Tendulkar's name at the top, 200th Test match-2013 written below, where his face is engraved, and "ST" logo.
Bharat Ratnas Sachin Tendulkar and melody queen Lata Mangeshkar attended a party thrown by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray at his Mumbai residence on Sunday. The retired cricket legend was presented with a gift.
Besides Sachin Tendulkar, teammate Virender Sehwag, West Indian Brian Lara, Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, Australia's Shane Warne and South African Jacques Kallis are also in the fray to clinch the award.
In a reply to an RTI, the postal department has said that postal rules were breached while issuing commemorative postage stamps in Sachin Tendulkar's honour during his farewell series in November 2013.
Here's Sachin Tendulkar's impressive resume that the PMO forwarded to the Sports Ministry in order for the cricket legend to get the Bharat Ratna.
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association president Farooq Abdullah says that Sachin Tendulkar made India proud on the world stage.
Sachin Tendulkar, who became the only sportsperson and the youngest to receive India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, thanked the fans for showering their love on him all through the years and vowed to continue batting in whatever way he could to bring a smile on their faces.
At 40 years of age, Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest to receive the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, on Tuesday.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only sportsperson to be conferred with the Bharat Ratna. At 40, he is also the youngest ever. He says he will continue to 'bat for India'.
Sachin Tendulkar is the first sportsman to be given the honour. His wife and daughter attended the event at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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