Sitar maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri dies of covid related complications

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May 1, 2021

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New Delhi, May 1: Sitar maestro Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri died of Covid-19 related complications at a Delhi hospital on Saturday, his son Prateek Chaudhuri said. He was 85.

Prateek announced the death of his father, more popularly known as Debu Chaudhuri, on his official Facebook page.

"My Father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri... is no more. He was admitted with Covid along with dementia complications and was put in ICU on ventilator around midnight today.( 1st May 2021)..after which he suffered a heart attack and could not be revived ..... In spite of all efforts and prayers he could not be saved," Prateek wrote.

The musician is survived by his son Prateek, daughter-in-law Runa and grandchildren Rayana and Adhiraj.

An SOS message about his critical condition was posted on Twitter. Following the message by his followers, Chaudhuri was admitted to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. He was later shifted to an ICU but his condition worsened.

The sitarist, among India’s best known, belonged to the Senia Gharana of music. He had been awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri.

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April 29,2021

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Rang De Basanti actor, Siddharth, on Thurday tweeted that his phone number was leaked by members of the BJP in Tamil Nadu. 

The actor on Twitter said that his family and he were being harassed by calls from unknown numbers, raining threats of murder and rape, in addition to hurling abuses at him. 

He said he has recorded the numbers and relevant information, and will be handing them over to the police.

"My phone number was leaked by members of TN BJP and @BJPtnITcell. Over 500 calls of abuse, rape and death threats to me & family for over 24 hrs. All numbers recorded (with BJP links and DPs) and handing over to Police. I will not shut up. Keep trying. @narendramodi @AmitShah", read his Tweet.

Siddharth is known for being vocal in his criticisms towards the ruling Narendra Modi government.
He also tweeted information on oxygen concentrators on Thursday. 

"As our country is being choked by Covid, let’s rise to support the affected. Let’s give them a chance to fight Covid and another chance to live their dreams! DONATE to BHOOMIKA and help us reach oxygen concentrators to people who are struggling to breathe", the tweet said.

India is stuggling with an alarming new wave of Covid-19 cases that has created a shortage of medical oxygen and other essential resources. 

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May 1,2021

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New Delhi, May 1: Sitar maestro Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri died of Covid-19 related complications at a Delhi hospital on Saturday, his son Prateek Chaudhuri said. He was 85.

Prateek announced the death of his father, more popularly known as Debu Chaudhuri, on his official Facebook page.

"My Father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri... is no more. He was admitted with Covid along with dementia complications and was put in ICU on ventilator around midnight today.( 1st May 2021)..after which he suffered a heart attack and could not be revived ..... In spite of all efforts and prayers he could not be saved," Prateek wrote.

The musician is survived by his son Prateek, daughter-in-law Runa and grandchildren Rayana and Adhiraj.

An SOS message about his critical condition was posted on Twitter. Following the message by his followers, Chaudhuri was admitted to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. He was later shifted to an ICU but his condition worsened.

The sitarist, among India’s best known, belonged to the Senia Gharana of music. He had been awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri.

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May 1,2021

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Mumbai, May 1: In the last few days, the country has lost many celebrities due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The recent celebrity who passed away is Kanu Priya, who was popular as the host of Awakening Of Mind with Brahma Kumaris and Karmabhoomi. 

She was also a news anchor, actress and a filmmaker. Kanupriya breathed her last yesterday, April 30, after suffering from Covid-19 complications. 

Sister BK Shivani, the spiritual guru and the main face of Brahma Kumaris, shared the news on Twitter while sharing a picture of Kanu Priya.

“Om Shanti Angels. Last night a very beautiful angel, a chosen instrument of God, Sis. Kanupriya left her mortal coil and moved forward to another magical destiny of radiating happiness and health to millions of souls. Let us meditate and radiate gratitude and blessings to her,” she posted on the micro-blogging platform.

Kanu Priya acted in several serials and telefilms, including Meri Kahani, Bhanwar, and Kahi Aek Gaon.

The news comes after another well-known TV News anchor and journalist Rohit Sardana passed away on Friday. Rohit Sardana had contracted coronavirus almost a week ago and was undergoing treatment at Metro Hospital.

On April 24, Rohit had tweeted the information that he had contracted the infection. It was reported that he passed away after suffering a heart attack. 

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