Music lovers queue up outside Pt Joshi`s residence to pay tributes
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Last Updated: Monday, January 24, 2011, 13:39
Pune: Music lovers and people from all walks of life made a beeline at Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's residence 'Kalashree' in Navi Peth area of the city as the news of his demise spread Monday morning.

Mourners queued up in a disciplined manner to pay their last respects to the maestro, who ruled their hearts for decades.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was expected to arrive here this afternoon to lead a state funeral at Vaikunth Crematorium.

Noted Sarod player Amjad Ali Khan paid tributes to the maestro saying he belonged to 'Kirana Gharana' but subsequently a 'Gharana' himself.

Noted classical singer Prabha Atre said with Bhimsen's demise Kirana Gharana has been orphaned.


First Published: Monday, January 24, 2011, 13:39

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