Considering her contribution to Bangla music, the organizers selected Lata Mangeshkar to honor her with ‘Bangabhushan’ on “Nightingale of India” Lata Mangeshkar on October 20 has been postponed as the singer was indisposed, Saregama India chairman Sanjiv Goenka said here on Monday.
“Lata Mangeshkar is indisposed. As a result, the forthcoming conferment of Banga Bibhushan to her at her residence in Mumbai on 20th October has been deferred, “Goenka said in a statement.
The West Bengal government has decided to confer the ‘Bangabibhushan’ award by on Mangeshkar in recognition of her contribution to Bengali songs. Lata Mangeshkar has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and nearly 40 regional Indian and foreign languages. (With inputs from IANS)