New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar will notch up another prestigious first when he joins the list of the nation's Bharat Ratnas today. The President will award him and on noted scientist CNR Rao with India's highest civilian honour at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Sachin is the first sportsman to be given the honour; he beat hockey legend Dhyan Chand to get the first Bharat Ratna. At 40, he is also the youngest. (Also read: Decision to award Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar taken within 24 hours, reveals RTI)
He arrived in Delhi with his wife Anjali and children Arjun and Sarah last evening. Also on agenda on Tuesday could be a round or three of golf with the legendary Tiger Woods at the Delhi Golf Club.