Consider the following statements with respect to Bharat Ratna:

  1. The recommendations for the Bharat Ratna are made by Prime Minister to the President.
  2. Apart from a certificate, the awardees also get a prize money of Rs. 10 Lakh
  3. Maximum of three nominees can be awarded per year.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] 1 and 3 Only

The second statement is wrong because there is no monetary grant associated with the award.

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