From our correspondent
New Delhi: India’s Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday (February 08, 2014), released two commemorative postage stamps in honour of famous Ghazal singer and musician Mr. Jagjit Singh. The stamps were released in the presence of the Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Mr. Kapil Sibal, and Mrs. Chitra Singh.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said Mr. Jagjit Singh held a special position in the history of Indian music. He described Mr. Jagjit Singh as an exceptional artiste, who was adept at various forms of music, including classical music, devotional music, folk music and Ghazal.
The Prime Minister recalled Mr. Jagjit Singh’s contribution in the fields of film and television as well. His music will continue to touch our hearts, even though he is no longer among us, the Prime Minister added.
- SAT News Service