Sonia Gandhi anguished over Manna Dey`s passing away

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed deep anguish on the death of legendary singer Manna Dey, saying India has lost a genius.

Gandhi, in a statement here, said that in the passing away of Manna Dey, the nation has lost a veteran playback singer, a versatile artist of extraordinary ability, and a creative genius who mesmerised listeners with his enchanting voice.

"He will always be remembered and will continue to enthrall music lovers forever," she said.