Pandit Jasraj Passes Away: Indian classical music singer Pandit Jasraj has passed away. He died in New Jersey, USA. He was 90 years old. PM Modi has expressed grief over his demise and his photo has also been shared by PM Modi on Twitter.
At the same time, while giving the news of the death of Pandit Jasraj, his daughter Durga Jasraj said that with great sadness we have to inform that the music Martand Pandit Jasraj has done his last in the United States of New Jersey at 5:15 am due to his cardiac arrest. Took breath Along with this, he said that we pray that Lord Krishna would lovingly welcome him to heaven where now Pandit ji Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya will sing only for his beloved God. We pray that his soul always find peace in music.
Expressing grief over the demise of the classical music emperor, PM Modi tweeted that the unfortunate demise of Pandit Jasraj had made a deep impact in the Indian cultural arena. Not only was his performances outstanding, he also made a mark for many other singers as an extraordinary guru. He has deep condolences to his family and fans around the world.
On his death, folk music singer Malini Awasthi expressed sorrow on Twitter that Padmavibhushan Pandit Jasraj, the pride of Mewati Gharana, was no more. Today he breathed his last in America. Music is an irreparable loss to the world! Humble tribute!
Please tell that Pandit Jasraj was honored with Padma Vibhushan, Padma Shri Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Marwar Sangeet Ratna Award, etc. during his lifetime. Pandit Jasraj was born on 28 January 1930 in a family that had the distinction of giving one to one artisan to Indian classical music for 4 generations. His father Pandit Motiram ji himself was a distinguished musician of the Mewati Gharana.
He has done extensive research on ‘Haveli Sangeet’ under Baba Shyam Manohar Goswami Maharaj and has created many new restrictions. His most important contribution is in Indian classical music.