Prez, VP, PM condole death of Bappi Lahiri

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New Delhi, (UNI): President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others on Wednesday condoled the death of music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri.

Taking to twitter, the President wrote, “Bappi Lahiri was a matchless singer-composer. His songs found popularity not only in India but abroad also. His diverse range included youthful as well as soulful melodies. His memorable songs will continue to delight listeners for long time. Condolences to his family and fans.”

Condoling his death, the VP said in the passing away of Lahiri, the country has lost another veteran singer and composer.

“Bappi Da will always be remembered for his foot-tapping numbers. My deepest condolences to his family and followers. Om Shanti!,” Naidu tweeted.

Expressing grief over the demise of the singer, the PM in a tweet wrote, “Bappi Lahiri Ji’s music was all encompassing, beautifully expressing diverse emotions. People across generations could relate to his works. His lively nature will be missed by everyone. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

“Pained to learn about the passing away of legendary singer and composer, Bappi Lahiri Ji. His demise leaves a big void in the world of Indian music. Bappi Da will be remembered for his versatile singing and lively nature. My condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti,” Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted.

In a tweet, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Deeply saddened by the demise of Bappi Lahiri. He had a deep understanding of music. My condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.”

BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda also took to twitter and wrote, “Deeply saddened by the demise of popular music composer & legendary singer, Bappi Lahiri Ji. He will be remembered for his iconic singing. My condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

Lahiri passed away at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. He was 69.

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