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Morning Ragas at Tihar Jail pay tribute to Girija Devi

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New Delhi: Morning ragas at Tihar Jail on Friday paid tribute to eminent classical singer Girija Devi.

Morning Ragas is an initiative to rehabilitate inmates of Asia’s largest prison complex. It was celebrating its third edition.

It began with a rendition by Sunanda Sharma, the seniormost disciple of Girija Devi.

The inmates joined her in the chorus.

“We face a lot in life but the moment we start working towards success that is the moment when life comes into play”, Sunanda said after her performance.

(IANS)

 

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Tabla maestro Pandit Lacchu Maharaj dies at 72 in Varanasi

One of the frontline tabla players in the world, Pt Lacchu Maharaj's funeral will take place on Friday.

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Pt. Lacchu Maharaj passes away at 72 in Varanasi. Image Source: Indian Express
  • His family members said that he was being treated at a private nursing home where he passed away at 1 a.m
  • Other than his professional performances all over the world, he played the tabla in many Bollywood films
  • Thumri exponent Girija Devi, who also lives in Varanasi, condoled the death of the maestro and said such artists are not born every day

Tabla maestro Pandit Lacchu Maharaj passed away in Varanasi on Thursday, July 28. He was 72.

His family members said that he was being treated at a private nursing home where he passed away at 1 a.m.

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One of the frontline tabla players in the world, Pt Lacchu Maharaj’s funeral will take place on Friday.

Pandit Lacchu Maharaj. Image Source: www.khaskhabar.com
Pandit Lacchu Maharaj. Image Source: www.khaskhabar.com

Other than his professional performances all over the world, he played the tabla in many Bollywood films.

He had married French woman Teena and she, along with their only daughter, is in Switzerland.

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Thumri exponent Girija Devi, who also lives in Varanasi, condoled the death of the maestro and said such artists are not born every day.

Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav mourned on death of Pt Lacchu Maharaj. Image Source: Reuters
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav mourned on death of Pt Lacchu Maharaj. Image Source: Reuters

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has also mourned the passing away of Pt Lacchu Maharaj. (IANS)

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