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Lata Mangeshkar dies at 92 updates: Tributes pour in for the 'Queen of Melody'

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New Delhi, Feb 6: Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Mumbai, her sister Usha Mangeshkar said today. The 92-year-old singer had tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and was admitted on January 8 to Breach Candy Hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) where she was being treated by Dr Pratit Samdani and his team of doctors.

 Lata Mangeshkar dies at 92: President Kovind, PM Modi, other leaders pay tribute to Queen of Melody

Condolences poured in for the legendary singer soon after the news of her demise came in, with several leaders remembering the singing legend and paying her tribute in their own way.

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7:39 PM, 6 Feb
"With the death of Lata Mangeshkar the subcontinent has lost one of the truly great singers the world has known. Listening to her songs has given so much pleasure to so many people all over the world," he tweeted
7:39 PM, 6 Feb
Pakistan PM Imran Khan extends condolences over the demise of veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar
7:36 PM, 6 Feb
Mortal Remains of singer Lata Mangeshkar consigned to flames with full state honours, at Shivaji Park, Mumbai
7:08 PM, 6 Feb
State honour being given to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbai's Shivaji Park.
6:52 PM, 6 Feb
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Shah Rukh Khan pay last respect to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbai's Shivaji Park
6:36 PM, 6 Feb
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and state minister Aaditya Thackeray pay last respect to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbai's Shivaji Park
6:36 PM, 6 Feb
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays last respect to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar in Mumbai
6:09 PM, 6 Feb
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar arrives at Shivaji Park to pay his last respects to the late legendary Lata Mangeshkar.
6:02 PM, 6 Feb
The funeral rites of Lata Mangeshkar began by playing her song “Meri Aawaz Hi Pehchaan Hai”.
5:47 PM, 6 Feb
Music legend Lata Mangeshkar's mortal remains reach Shivaji Park in Mumbai ahead of last rites.
5:37 PM, 6 Feb
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Sunday mourned the death of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and said that the 'Nightingale of India' will live through her songs.
5:27 PM, 6 Feb
PM Narendra Modi reaches Mumbai to attend funeral of music legend Lata Mangeshkar.
5:12 PM, 6 Feb
Union Ministers from Maharashtra will remain present in the funeral ceremony of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar in Mumbai.
5:02 PM, 6 Feb
The Madhya Pradesh government has declared a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect for legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who died in a Mumbai hospital on Sunday morning.
4:39 PM, 6 Feb
People join the funeral procession of Lata Mangeshkar as it proceeds to Shivaji Park from her 'Prabhukunj' residence
4:24 PM, 6 Feb
Lata Mangeshkar touched billions of hearts through her golden and unparalleled voice, Sri Lanka's top leadership said on Sunday as they paid tribute to India's "Queen of Music" who "gave life to the phrase ‘music is a universal language’".
4:17 PM, 6 Feb
The Karnataka government has announced a two-day mourning in honour of the doyen of Indian music and Bharat Ratna awardee Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away in Mumbai on Sunday.
4:07 PM, 6 Feb
"My wife and I send our heartfelt condolences to the members of Lataji's family, and we pray to God for the peace of the departed soul," he said.
4:06 PM, 6 Feb
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday described Lata Mangeshkar as the Nightingale of India and said India has lost a great daughter. Condoling the demise of the noted singer, he said her passing away is an immense loss to the nation and the void is going to be impossible to fill. "I have learnt with deepest sorrow about the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar. India has lost a great daughter. She was the 'Nightingale of India' and through her songs made an immense contribution to the cultural integration of the country," Singh said in his condolence message.
4:05 PM, 6 Feb
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced to play songs of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar at every public spot, govt installation and traffic signals for the next 15 days.
4:03 PM, 6 Feb
The site where the 92-year-old singer’s funeral will be performed with full state honours is about 100-metre away from Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray’s memorial, on the west side of the Shivaji Park, located in Dadar area.
4:00 PM, 6 Feb
Maharashtra Government has declared a public holiday for tomorrow (February 7) to mourn the demise of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar: CMO
3:29 PM, 6 Feb
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan expressed grief over the passing away of veteran singer and Bharat Ratna recipient Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday.
3:29 PM, 6 Feb
Music composer Milind said Lata Mangeshkar had named him and also his house, and their families had close ties for over half a century. Milind, who composed the score for Aamir Khan-starrer Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak with his elder brother Anand, said she had told his father, the veteran music composer Chitragupt, that she wanted to name his child. “She was the reincarnation of Ma Saraswati,” Milind (62) told PTI.
3:29 PM, 6 Feb
Lata Mangeshkar's demise has created a "great void in the subcontinent's musical arena", Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday as she condoled the death of the "empress of music". In a message of condolence, Hasina said Mangeshkar will remain alive forever in the hearts of the people in the region through her work. "A great void has been created in the subcontinent's musical arena with the demise of the 'Sur Samraggi (empress of music)'," the prime minister said, praying for the salvation of the departed soul and conveying her deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
3:28 PM, 6 Feb
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he will be visiting Mumbai later in the day to pay his last respects to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. Mangeshkar, 92, died at a Mumbai hospital on Sunday morning. "Will be leaving for Mumbai in some time to pay my last respects to Lata Didi," Modi tweeted.
3:28 PM, 6 Feb
Condoling the death of 'melody queen' Lata Mangeshkar, iconic music composer A R Rahman on Sunday said he was very lucky to record songs and sing along with her and learnt the importance of practice from her.
3:28 PM, 6 Feb
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Sunday said the demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is "everyone's personal loss" and her voice will remain immortal. Mangeshkar, 92, died due to multiple organ failure at a Mumbai hospital on Sunday.
1:31 PM, 6 Feb
Mega Star Chiranjeevi said: “Nightingale of India, one of the greatest Legends Lata Didi is no more. Heartbroken. The vacuum due to this colossal loss can never be filled. She lived an extraordinary life. Her music lives on and will continue to cast a spell until music is there! Rest in Peace, Lata Mangeshkar.”
1:31 PM, 6 Feb
Sachin Tendulkar arrives to pay last respects to Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital

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