Lata Mangeshkar’s ashes immersed in Nashik’s Ramkund; Family members attend ritual

Lata Mangeshkar passed away on February 6.

Updated on Feb 11, 2022 02:03 AM IST  |  412.1K
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Lata Mangeshkar’s ashes immersed in Nashik’s Ramkund; Family members attend ritual
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Late legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar left for her heavenly abode on February 6. She was popularly called Nightingale of India and ruled millions of hearts. Her songs are still in the minds of the audience. Today, the family of Lata Mangeshkar bid farewell to the legendary singer. On Thursday, Lata Mangeshkar's family members visited Nashik and immersed her ashes in the sacred Pavitra Ramkund on the banks of the Godavari River. News agency ANI shared the pictures and information on Twitter. 

ANI tweeted, “Maharashtra| Family members of the late legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar immersed her ashes in Nashik's Ramkund.” In the pictures, Lata's nephew, Adinath Mangeshkar, and other relatives were seen present at the funeral ceremony. A prayer ritual was also conducted with the family and a few close friends in attendance, performed by Hindu priests. Her fans also came to the Goda Ghat to pay tributes to the melody queen. As reported by Hindustan Times, Usha Mangeshkar said that Lata Ji was not her sister, but her mother.  

Lata Mangeshkar died in a Mumbai hospital after multiple organ failures. She was cremated at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai the same evening with full state honours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among other dignitaries who paid their last respects to her. 

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Lata had recorded songs in over 36 Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and foreign languages. She received several accolades and honours throughout her career. In 1989, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award was bestowed on her by the Government of India.

Also Read: Remembering Lata Mangeshkar: When legendary singer said she’ll continue to sing till her last breath

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