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PM condoles Jagjit Singh's death

PTI  New Delhi, October 10, 2011
First Published: 11:56 IST(10/10/2011) | Last Updated: 17:56 IST(10/10/2011)

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today condoled the demise of noted ghazal singer Jagjit Singh, saying he would be remembered for his "golden voice".

Noting that he is among Jagjit's admirers, the Prime Minister said he shared the sorrow of his fans.

In his condolence message, Singh said by "making ghazals accessible to everyone, he gave joy and pleasure to millions of music lovers in India and abroad....he was blessed with a golden voice".

The Prime Minister said the ghazal maestro's music legacy will continue to "enchant and entertain" the people. Jagjit Singh (70) passed away this morning at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai.

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