Punjab

“GHAZAL-KING” JAGJIT SINGH REMEMBERED ON DEATH ANNIVERSARY

October 11, 2021 08:09 PM

 Abohar (Face2News)

In a program organized at the birthplace of Ghazal Maestro Padma Vibhushan Jagjit Singh on his 10th death anniversary in Sriganganagar near Abohar today, local artists paid tributes with songs, ghazals and bhajans sung by him.

The event was organized by RD Burman Fans Club today evening at the official quarter that was allotted to Jagjit’s parents in Civil Lines. Jagjit Singh's childhood friend Kewal Krishan Maini started the program by lighting the lamp.

Tarun Anand, Arun Anand, Lalit Doda, Dr Sarita Upneja presented songs and ghazals that were sung by Jagjit Singh. Riyaz Chugh, Ayana Chugh, Tarksheel Sharma, Raghav Kamra and Vivaan Bihani, the disciples of musician Sunil Maurya, played the tunes. Chand Suleman on the keypad, Dhiraj Bharti on the keyboard and Sunil Maurya on the tabla made the best of their performance.

RD Burman Fans Club president Shyam Goswami, convenor Shailendra Singh Shaily, Musician Dr Ram Gopal Tripathi, Dr Savita Lalgarhia, Jagir Chand, Veerpal, Ashish Arora, Prem Chugh, Vijay Bhola, Advocate Ashok Narang, Girdhari Lal Gupta and many dignitaries of the city paid floral tributes.

RD Burman Fans Club president Shyam Goswami, convenor Shailendra Singh Shaily, Musician Dr Ram Gopal Tripathi, Dr Savita Lalgarhia, Jagir Chand, Veerpal, Ashish Arora, Prem Chugh, Vijay Bhola, Advocate Ashok Narang, Girdhari Lal Gupta and many dignitaries of the city paid floral tributes.

Dr Tripathi recalled the memories of meeting Jagjit Singh in 1994 at a program in Allahabad. Dr Sarita Upneja said that all the people here should work together to make an action plan to make the memories of Jagjit Singh lasting. Dr Savita Lalgarhia said that even today, on coming to this official residence complex, it is felt that Jagjit Singh is somewhere nearby. As soon as we come here, his velvety voice starts resonating in the flames.

 
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