Nepal Pratap Bhaskara
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|Nepal Pratap Bhaskara
Nepal Decoration of Honour
|Awarded by Nepal|
|Awarded for||Members of the Nepalese and foreign royal families.|
|Established||25 December 1966|
|First awarded||In 1966 to King Mahendra of Nepal|
|Last awarded||In 2001 to Queen Komal of Nepal|
|Total awarded||11 awarded till date|
|Next (higher)||Mahendra Chain|
|Equivalent||Order of Ojaswi Rajanya|
|Next (lower)||Tribhuvan Prajatantra Bhaskara|
Ribbon bar of the order
The Nepal Pratap Bhaskara is a decoration of Nepal. It is also called as the Nepal Decoration of Honour. It is the highest honour of Nepal given to only foreign monarchs and Nepalese ruling sovereign.
It is instituted on 25 December 1966 by King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
The ribbon of the order is blue with a white-edged red central stripe. It has a badge worn on the chest and one on the sash ribbon.
The Nepal Pratap Bhaskara has one grade : Member The decoration consists of the Sovereign (Parama-Nepal-Pratap-Bhaskara), Grand Master (Ati-Nepal-Pratap-Bhaskara), and ordinary members (Nepal-Pratap-Bhaskara). Conferred on members of the Nepalese and foreign Royal houses.
- King Mahendra of Nepal (1966)
- Queen Ratna of Nepal (1966)
- King Birendra of Nepal (1972)
- Queen Aishwarya of Nepal (1975)
- King Juan Carlos of Spain (1983)
- King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand (1986)
- Queen Sirikit of Thailand (1986)
- Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (1989)
- Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal (1995)
- King Gyanendra of Nepal (2001)
- Queen Komal of Nepal (2001)