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Mamata condoles death of Annapurna Devi

IANS  |  Kolkata 

on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of Annapurna Devi, of classical Hindustani music, who was in her early nineties.

"Saddened at the passing away of Annapurna Devi, the of My condolences to her family and admirers," Banerjee tweeted.

was the daughter of and The Padma Bhushan awardee was born in Madhya Pradesh's Maihar town and was a disciple of her father whose unfathomable contribution to Indian music resulted in the Senia-

She married sitar maestro but separated later. They had a son, Shubhendra 'Shubho' Shankar, who passed away in 1992.

She later married Rooshikumar Pandya, a management consultant, who passed away in 2013.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 17:18 IST
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