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PM releases commemorative stamp on ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh

PM releases commemorative stamp on ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 12, 2014 11:12 IST ]
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday released a commemorative stamp in honour of veteran singer Jagjit Singh.
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    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday released a commemorative stamp in honour of veteran singer Jagjit Singh.
  • In the musical history of our country, Jagjit Singh has a special place. He is not amongst us today, but his magical voice and music will always have an impact on us, Manmohan Singh said after releasing the stamp. The singer passed away in October 2011.
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    In the musical history of our country, Jagjit Singh has a special place. He is not amongst us today, but his magical voice and music will always have an impact on us, Manmohan Singh said after releasing the stamp. The singer passed away in October 2011.
  • The prime minister said though Jagjit Singh also sang classical, devotional and folk songs, but he would be most remembered for his ghazals.
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    The prime minister said though Jagjit Singh also sang classical, devotional and folk songs, but he would be most remembered for his ghazals.
  • It would not be wrong to say that the style of ghazal singing adopted by him in India gave a new life to the art in the country, he said. Chitra Singh also witnessed this historical event which will make Jagjit Singh immortal forever.
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    It would not be wrong to say that the style of ghazal singing adopted by him in India gave a new life to the art in the country, he said. Chitra Singh also witnessed this historical event which will make Jagjit Singh immortal forever.
  • Artists such as Jagjit Singh are born once in several centuries.... I congratulate the postal department for releasing a stamp in his memory, he added.
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    Artists such as Jagjit Singh are born once in several centuries.... I congratulate the postal department for releasing a stamp in his memory, he added.