Colombo, February 6 (newsin.asia): Th Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa condoled the death of the Indian nightingale Lata Mangeshkar through a tweet which said: “Rest In Peace Srimathi #LataMangeshkar, India’s Queen of Music who touched billions of hearts through her golden and unparalleled voice. A legend whose memory will remain in our midst for centuries through her melodious voice.”
‘‘Rest In Peace Nightingale of #India, #LataMangeshkar. Thank you for the decades of entertainment that transcended borders & gave life to the phrase ‘music is a universal language’, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa tweeted, sharing a photograph of the singing icon.
‘‘My deepest condolences to her family & the people of India. Her memory will live through her music,’’ he added.
The main Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa also expressed his deepest condolences to Mangeshkar’s family.
“Lata Mangeshkar the legend who built bridges across cultures with her mesmerizing voice. My deepest condolences to her family, friends and fans,” he tweeted.