PM condoles the demise of singer Sulochana Tai Chavan

OV Digital Desk

Renowned Marathi Lavani singer Sulochana Chavan died on Saturday due to age-related ailments, her family said. Chavan, 92, was a Padma Shri recipient.
She breathed her last at her south Mumbai residence, said her son and Dholki player Vijay Chavan. Known as ‘Lavani Samradnyi’ (Queen of Lavani), Sulochana Chavan was one of the most well-known singers in this traditional Maharashtrian musical genre closely associated with the folk theatre form ‘Tamasha’.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the demise of renowned Marathi Lavani singer Sulochana Tai Chavan.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said.

“The coming generations will remember Sulochana Tai Chavan for her monumental role in promoting the culture of Maharashtra, especially Lavani. She was also passionate about music and theatre. Pained by her demise. Condolences to her family and admirers. Om Shanti.”