Lata Mangeshkar, the “nightingale of India,” is no more. She passed away on February 6, 2022, at the age of 92 in Mumbai. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, paid his last respects to Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar in Mumbai. The Indian government has ordered two days of national mourning for the late singer. The national flag was flown at half-mast from February 6 to February 7. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has spoken to her family and expressed his condolences. He also said that the coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerize people. The Prime Minister said,
“I am anguished beyond words. The kind and caring Lata Didi has left us. She leaves a void in our nation that cannot be filled. The coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerize people. “
The BJP National President, Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, said, “Today our respected Didi Lata ji is no more amongst all of us. On my behalf and on behalf of all of us, I offer my heartfelt tributes to her and pray to God to give her a place at his feet, rest her soul, and give strength to all the family members to bear this loss. “
Union ministers Shri Amit Shah, Shri Rajnath Singh, and Shri Nitin Gadkari also expressed their condolences on the demise of the legendary singer.
In 2001, she was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honor. She was also awarded the Padma Vibushan in 1999, the second-highest civilian award in India. She has performed in over five languages for different movies industries.