Lata Mangeshkar unwell, conferment of Bangabibhushan postponed
Saregama India chairman Sanjiv Goenka said that the plans to confer Bangabibhushan on the Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar on October 20 have been postponed as the singer is indisposed .”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 presentation is now expected to be held in Mumbai sometime in November.“We all are very sorry to hear about the melody queen’s indisposition and we will be eagerly looking forward to her quick recovery ” said Goenka. The West Bengal government has decided to confer the “Bangabibhushan” award by on Mangehshkar in recognition of her contribution to Bengali songs.