• search
For Kolkata Updates
Allow Notification  

Ready for US trip, Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan becomes 'late' on Kolkata Metro site

|

Kolkata, June 9: Once it was the pride of the entire nation. Now, it is setting examples of losing its face almost everyday. The latest addition to the list of goof-ups made by Kolkata Metro Rail authorities was known on Monday when it described renowned Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan as 'late' in its website! A report in Anandabazar Patrika said.

The maestro, 69, is set to leave for the United States with his two sons, both also Sarod players, just a few days from now. How did he become 'late'?

ustad-amjad-ali-khan

According to the report, the Metro authorities were completely taken aback by the incident. Though they changed 'late' into 'Shri' by the evening, but the damage had already been done. The maestro's family was reportedly upset with such a blunder.

The photo of Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan with the misleading caption ('Late Amjad Ali Khan renowned Sarod Maestro had a Metro ride on 02.08.1987)was part of the gallery which the Metro authorities showcased to highlight the history of the country's oldest metro rail. The gallery also features photos of other late dignitaries who had taken a ride in Kolkata Metro, like former president Zail Singh, West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu, renowned film-maker Satyajit Ray.

Oneindia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more