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Not quite happy

music Updated: Mar 14, 2010 01:23 IST

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Veteran classical singer Girija Devi has said that the tradition of holding onto one’s

gharana

in

Hindu

-

stani

classical music is losing its ground.



“The purity of gharana is only being upheld by a few from the older generations,” she said.



The 80-year-old, who hails from the Banaras

gharana

, said that music aspirants today want quick fame, glory and money and are therefore ignoring classical music.