Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.
In a condolence message, the minister said Sursamraggi (Empress of Music) Lata Mangeshkar will ever be remembered for her music. Songs of Lata, who sang about 10,000 songs, won the heart of people of different countries including Bangladesh and India, he added.
He said affection of people is the great achievement of Lata along with achieving a number of awards from home and abroad. It is really a unique example of practicing music and voice in her lifetime, said Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary.
The minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Lata Mangeshkar, who sang tens of thousands of songs in her lifetime, breathed her last today at the age of 92.