Q.Which Indian Personality was Conferred with the Japan’s Prestigious Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award?
A. C.N.R. Rao
B. Ashwani Kumar
C. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
D. N. K. Singh
The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, the highest category of decorations among the Orders of the Rising Sun given by Emperor of Japan is conferred to former Law Minister and Senior Supreme Court Lawyer Ashwani Kumar.
Mr. Kumar was conferred with the honor for his contribution to strengthening of bilateral ties and promotion of friendship between the two countries.
The Order of the Rising Sun a Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Order was the first national decoration awarded by the Japanese government, created on 10 April 1875 by decree of the Council of State
The badge features rays of sunlight from the rising sun.
It can be awarded to Japanese as well as non-Japanese nationals.