Maharashtra mourns Pandit Ravi Shankar's death

Maharashtra mourns Pandit Ravi Shankar's death
Mumbai Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday condoled the death of renowned sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who passed away in a US hospital.

Mr Sankaranarayanan said: "Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar was one of the greatest Indian musicians who popularised Indian classical music at the global level."

"The country has lost a great international musician who introduced the Indian classical music to the Western world," added Mr Chavan.
Story First Published: December 12, 2012 15:29 IST

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