PM Modi pays tribute to classical legendry singer Kishori Amonkar

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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is always seen in social media, may be it any good or sad occasion.

Taking social media, PM Modi paid tribute to legendry classical singer Kishori Amonkar on her demise.

PM Modi wrote,” Demise of Kishori Amonkar is an irreparable loss to Indian classical music. Deeply pained by her demise. May her soul rest in peace”.

Modi also said The works of Kishori Amonkar will always remain popular among people for years to come.

Renowned classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away on Tuesday night.  She was 84 and breathed her last at her Dadar west home.


In her singing career spanning seven decades, she was revered as 'Gaan-Saraswati'. Belonging to the Jaipur Gharana, she was conferred the Padma Vibhushan and Sahitya Akademi Award among many others.

Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar said she was depply pained to hear about Amonkar's demise. "She was a unique and extraordinary classical singer. Her demise spells a huge loss for the world of music."

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday evening at Shivaji Park Crematorium.