Kovind meets Lata Mangeshkar at her residence

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind has met Lata Mangeshkar at her residence here. The legendary singer said that she felt deeply honoured and humbled by the President's visit.

Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday took to Twitter, where she shared a candid photograph of herself chatting with the President.

"Namaskar, was deeply honoured and humbled when the President of our country, Shri Ram Nath Kovindji, so gracefully came and met me at my residence. I stand in gratitude. Sir, you make us proud!" she captioned the image.

Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best known and most respected playback singers in India. She has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was bestowed on her in 1989 by the Government of India.

In 2001, in recognition of her contributions to the nation, she was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.


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  • Jairam Vanwari, Ahmedabad

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Since 1975, when I got married, I used to enjoy Lataji's songs. I got never bored to listen her RESHMI voice. President Sir rightly chose to visit her and gave respect. Jai Hind.

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    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    I am an ardent fan of Lata Mangeshkar ji and still every day enjoying her melodies part for mass good health

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  • Shafik Ahmad, Antop hill wadala Mumbai 400037

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Lata g mere nazar me dunya sabse best singer hai
    Mai hamesha unko yaad karta
    Unke sureli koyal jaise kokila awaz ka diwana hu
    Wo sabse alag hai unme parda nashi hai wo mujhe bahut acha lagta.unke lambi Umar k lea prarthna karta hu.
    Lata g apko salute hai
    Jai Hind

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