Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Lata Mangeshkar on her birth anniversary today. In a social media post, Mr Modi said her contribution to Indian music spans decades, creating an everlasting impact. He added that her soulful renditions evoked deep emotions and will forever hold a special place in India’s culture.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tribute on her birth anniversary. In social media post, Mr Shah said Lata Didi dedicated her entire life to enriching the Indian musical tradition by giving it new heights on the world stage. He added that the simplicity and humility with which she remained connected to the roots of Indianness even after reaching the pinnacle of music, is a special example for the countrymen.