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Music academy to be built in Mumbai in memory of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar

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On Wednesday, the Maharashtra government announced that a music academy will be built in Mumbai in memory of the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar who passed away on February 6 at the age of 92. Reportedly, the museum will be built in the Kalina Campus of Mumbai University.

Music academy to be built in Mumbai in memory of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar

Music academy to be built in Mumbai in memory of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar passed away due to COVID-19 related complications. The singer's last rites were performed at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Sunday evening. The Bharat Ratna awardee was laid to rest with full state honours.

Meanwhile, a couple of days back, Bhartiya Janta Party MLA Ram Kadam had requested Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to dedicate a memorial to the late singer at the Shivaji Park. At present, there is a memorial dedicated to Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivaji Park.

Meanwhile, on Monday, the Madhya Pradesh administration declared to set up a music academy and a museum in remembrance of veteran artist Lata Mangeshkar at her birthplace, Indore. A monument of the singer will also be established in Indore. Along with these, a state award will be named after the late Lata Mangeshkar, which would be given to artists on the occasion of her birth anniversary.

ALSO READ: RIP Lata Mangeshkar: “I will forever cherish the honor of having shared precious moments with you” – Shraddha Kapoor remembers her ‘Aaji’


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