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Indian classical music maestro Pandit Jasraj passed away on August 17 at the age of 90 in New Jersey, USA. His mortal remains have arrived in Mumbai today. As per a report in Zee News, the family will take him to their Mumbai home for darshan and puja at 4 pm.

The ‘Antim Sanskar’ or the last rites will be on August 20 at Pawan Hans Crematorium, SV Road, Vile Parle (West). He will be cremated with state honours.


After Pandit Jasraj’s death, a statement was released by his daughter Durga Jasraj that read:

“With profound grief, we inform, that Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj Ji breathed his last this morning at 5:15 am EST due to a cardiac arrest, a home in New Jersey, USA. May Lord Krishna welcome him lovingly through the doors of heaven, where Pandit Ji will now sing Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya exclusively just for his beloved Lord.”

“We pray that his soul rests in eternal musical peace. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers. Pandit Jasraj ji’s family, and the students of Mewati Gharana.”

Pandit Jasraj was one of the greatest music legends whose musical career spanned over 80 years. He bagged many prestigious awards and honours, including Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.

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