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PM Narendra Modi mourns classical singer Girija Devi's death

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 25 Oct 2017 3:35 AM GMT

PM Modi mourns classical singer Girija Devis death
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mourned the demise of iconic vocalist Girija Devi, saying Indian classical music has lost one of its most melodious voices.

"Saddened by the demise of Girija Deviji. Indian classical music has lost one of its most melodious voices. My thoughts are with her admirers," Modi tweeted.

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/922880007969501185

The singer, a Thumri exponent, died following a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Kolkata. She was 88.

She was brought to the hospital in a critical official and breathed her last around 9 p.m., a BM Birla Hospital spokesperson told IANS.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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