Lata Mangeshkar was buried tonight in the National Funeral Ceremony
MUMBAI: The Indian government has announced that the late Lata Mangeshkar who died due to various organ failure will be honored through the National Funeral Ceremony.
Citing a report from The Indian Express , the legendary singer who is known for his soft voice will be buried at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, at 6.30pm local time (9pm Malaysian time) Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also reported to be leaving for Mumbai to attend the last ceremony of the deceased.
As a mark of respect to the recipient of the highest award for the public by the Indian government, Bharat Ratna, the Indian government also announced to fly the half -mast flag and mourn for two days.
During that period all official functions were also ordered to be canceled.
The famous Bollywood actress died at the age of 92 at a hospital in Mumbai Breach Candy after being admitted to the intensive care unit since January 11 due to COVID-19 infection.
Speaking to The Indian Express , Breach Candy Hospital director Dr Samdhani said the deceased had been admitted to the intensive care unit since January 11 due to COVID-19 infection and pneumonia.
“Due to age, we are facing difficulties. We have tried our best but he is facing various complications after COVID-19,” he said.
He said, looking at the failure of one organ after another of the deceased over the past few days, his party was aware that the legendary singer would pass away.
Mangeshkar, who was born in 1929, began his art career at the age of five as a result of the training of his father, Deenanth.
After his father died, he had to take on the responsibility of supporting his four siblings and family at the age of 13.
The late was also invited by the government to sing a patriotic song in honor of the soldiers killed in the Indo-China war in 1962.
Lata Mangeshka is known for her nature of often singing without wearing shoes as a sign of respect for the art of singing and writing her own lyrical verses before recording it.