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Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009,15:32 [IST]

By: Shekhar H Hooli

Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa has expressed his heart-felt condolence on the death of Kirana Gharana singer Gangubai Hangal. He said that Gangubai was one of the greatest classical singers in India. He wished her family the courage to bear the lose.

21-gangubai-hanagal-dead-210709BS Yediyurappa said, “Gangubai’s funeral will be held with all state respect. Hindustani Music centre will be established at her Mukthidhama in Keshwapura.” He added, “The Government has already converted her house in Dharwad as a state monument. Now, her statue will be installed in a popular location in Bangalore.”

Kirana Gharana singer Gangubai Hangal-21072009-1Talking about the sudden death of the classical singer, VS Acharya said, “The death of Gangubai is a great loss to the music world, which can not be replaced.” Legislative Assembly Speaker Jagadish Shettar, who also hails from Hubli, condoled the demise of Gangubai.

(Source: 07/21/2009 – OneIndia | Entertainment » Kannada » Top-stories)

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