March 24, 2023

PM Narendra Modi: Bappi Lahiri Ji’s music was encompassing, he will be missed – Times of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express grief on the sudden demise of legendary singer-composer Bappi Lahiri. He tweeted a picture with the Disco King and wrote, “Shri Bappi Lahiri Ji’s music was all encompassing, beautifully expressing diverse emotions. People across generations could relate to his works. His lively nature will be missed by everyone. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

Meanwhile, Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah added to his Twitter handle, “Pained to learn about the passing away of legendary singer and composer, Bappi Lahiri Ji. His demise leaves a big void in the world of Indian music. Bappi Da will be remembered for his versatile singing and lively nature. My condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

Bappi Lahiri passed away on Tuesday night after he was rushed to the CritiCare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai. He was 69 and had multiple health issues reportedly.

“Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) shortly before midnight” Dr Deepak Namjoshi who treated Lahiri told PTI.

Meanwhile, Bollywood celebrities, including Ajay Devgn, Raveena Tandon, Bhumi Pednekar, Subhash Ghai and others are mourning the loss of the music gem on social media.

Fans have also gathered outside his Mumbai residence to catch a last glimpse of the Disco King.

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