Sachin turns 39

Updated: Apr 24, 2012 17:04 IST

Fans of Sachin Tendulkar take part in a hunger strike protest demanding the government award him the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in New Delhi,  on the occasion of Tendulkar's 39th birthday. In controversial remarks, Press Council chairperson justice Markandey Katju said that giving Bharat Ratna to cricketers and film stars, who have
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Fans of Sachin Tendulkar take part in a hunger strike protest demanding the government award him the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in New Delhi, on the occasion of Tendulkar's 39th birthday. In controversial remarks, Press Council chairperson justice Markandey Katju said that giving Bharat Ratna to cricketers and film stars, who have "no social relevance", is making a "mockery" of the award. AFP/Raveendran

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