Governor Banwarilal Purohit and leaders cutting across party lines condoled the death of singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam on Friday.
“He was a nice gentleman who spent his life in music and playback singing. His demise is an irreparable loss to the people of India, and particularly music lovers across the globe. All of us will miss his magical golden voice. However, he will always remain with us through his melodious voice and eternal music compositions,” Mr. Purohit said in his condolence message.
Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said people were hoping that he would recover and the news of his death had come as a shock.
DMK president M.K. Stalin said the news of Mr. Balasubrahmanyam’s demise was hard to digest. He said COVID-19 had taken away an extraordinary singer. “It is a great loss for the music world and crores of his fans, including me. I consider this a personal…