Stamp in honour of late ghazal singer Jagjit Singh
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a commemorative stamp in honour of late ghazal singer Jagjit Singh on his 73rd birth anniversary yesterday.
“There is a special place for Jagjit Singh in the history of music in India. I am glad to release a commemorative stamp in his honour.
He was a unique artiste and excelled in all genres of music, but he will be remembered the most for his ghazals,” said Singh. “Artistes like him are born once in a hundred years and I would like to pay a tribute to this legendary singer,” he said.
Jagjit Singh’s wife Chitra Singh was also present at the function.