Renowned Rabindra Sangeet singer Sumitra Sen passes away at 89, CM Mamata Banerjee gave condolences
Renowned Rabindra Sangeet veteran singer Sumitra Sen passed away today in Kolkata after prolonged illness. She was 89 years old. The entire Indian music industry is mourning on her demise. Sumitra Sen was suffering from broncho-pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital on December 21, 2022. However, she was discharged from the hospital after three days. But today her daughter informed about Sen’s death through her Facebook post.
The veteran singer is survived by her two daughters. Both are Rabindra Sangeet singers. Sharing the information on her social media account, her daughter Shravani Sen said, ‘Maa left us this morning’. According to reports, Sumitra Sen was admitted to the hospital on December 21 due to cold.
She was discharged after three days. But after that her health deteriorated and the famous Rabindra Sangeet singer passed away this morning. After her demise, crowd of people paying their last respects has started gathering at her residence in Kolkata. Fans are coming to pay their last respects to the veteran singer.
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Chief Minister Maamta Banerjee expressed grief
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has condoled the demise of Sumitra Sen. She said, ‘I am deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Sumitra Sen, who enthralled audiences with her voice for decades. I had very close relations with her.’ CM Mamata further wrote, ‘The music world has suffered irreparable loss due to the death of the singer. My condolences to Sumitra di’s daughters Indrani and Shravani and her fans.’
For the unversed, veteran singer Sumitra Sen has lent her voice to hundreds of songs like Megh Bolechhe Jabo Jabo, Tomari Jharantalar Nirjan, Sakhi Bhabona Kahare Bole, Achhe Dukho Achhe Mrityu and many others.
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