PM Modi condoles demise of classical vocalist Pandit Rajan Mishra

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New Delhi, Apr 25 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief at the death of noted Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Rajan Mishra, saying his demise is an irreparable loss to the world of art and music.

Expressing his condolences, Modi noted that Mishra, a renowned singer of the Banaras Gharana, had left an indelible mark in classical singing.

Mishra died due to COVID-19 complications at a hospital here on Sunday evening. He was 70.

Mishra, one of the foremost exponents of khayal gayaki along with his brother Sajan Mishra, had a heart attack in the afternoon and then another in the evening, his nephew Amit told PTI. PTI KR SMN SMN