Nitish condoles ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh`s death

Updated: Oct 10, 2011, 18:37 PM IST

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed profound shock and grief at the "untimely" death of ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh in a Mumbai hospital today.

"His death has caused irreparable loss to the music world", Kumar said in his condolence message.

"Singh is also credited with reaching ghazal close to a common man`s heart", he said.

The 70-year-old singer was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital on September 23 and was in coma since then.