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Ustad Rashid Khan’s ‘last address’ is Uttar Pradesh

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His body covered with flowers and garlands. Thousands of fans are waiting to see their favorite artist for the last time. Crowds thronged to pay their last respects to the late musician Ustad Rashid Khan at Rabindra Sadan premises on Wednesday. That’s what the Indian media Anandabazar said.

It is known that the body of Rashid Khan was brought to Rabindrasadan at 9:40 am today. Then the fans called dhal to pay their last respects to the artist. The artist’s family and close relatives were present. Mamata Banerjee was the Chief Minister of West Bengal. At around 1 pm, the last respects were paid to the artist with state dignity.

Many people from the music industry came to pay their last respects to Ustad Rashid Khan. Haimanti Shukla, Usha Uthup, Tejendranarayan Majumder, Devjyoti Basu, Samar Saha etc. After paying last respects at Rabindra Sadan, the body was taken to the artist’s residence.

It is known that today the artist’s body will be taken from Kolkata to his birthplace Badayun in Uttar Pradesh. There he will lie in eternal sleep.

Incidentally, Ustad Rashid Khan was admitted to the hospital since November 22. He was suffering from prostate cancer for the past few years. He was responding to treatment. But recently he had a brain hemorrhage (stroke). From there the situation started to deteriorate. Finally, on Tuesday (January 9) afternoon, he crossed over to the land of no return.


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