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Monday, 1 May 2017

Sufi legend Begum Yaman passes away at 52


Famous Sufi singer and daughter of legendary Sitar Maestro (late) Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan, Begum Yaman K. Khan has passed away after multiple organ failures.

Begum Yaman used to sing all forms of Indian semi-classical music and was probably the only female singer in India of Sufi style of music in its purest form. She was the recipient of ‘Hasrat Amir Khusrao Award’ by Urdu Press Club International and an award for her excellence and contribution to semi-classical and Sufiana kalam by Balkan-Ji-Bari International.

    Important Takeaways from above News for NIACL Mains Exam-
    • Sufi legend Begum Yaman passed away at 52
    • She was the recipient of ‘Hasrat Amir Khusrao Award’ 

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    Source- Business Standard

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