Prevalent Bengali folk singer Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee passed on in a lethal accident in West Bengal’s Hooghly area on Tuesday after his auto apparently lost control and tumbled off the interstate, police said.
“Mr Bhattacharjee kicked the bucket in a pile up on the Durgapur Freeway close to Hoogly’s Gurap on Tuesday morning. The auto hit the roadside railing and fell 20 feet underneath into a mucky marsh. One of the SUV’s wheels fell off amid the mishap. We are examining the case,” police said.
Four different individuals from his mainstream Bengali people band Dohar and the driver were harmed. They were admitted to two distinct healing facilities in basic condition.
The five were en route to perform at a social program in Birbhum area when the mishap occured.
The vocalist was hauled out of the damaged auto alongside his band individuals and the driver and all were taken to the Bardhaman Therapeutic School and Doctor’s facility where specialists pronounced him dead.
“Six men, including Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee, were conveyed to the healing facility today. We have discharged one of them after essential treatment while two others have been alluded to Bangur Foundation of Neurosciences. The driver and one of the band individuals are still under treatment in the healing facility,” said a doctor’s facility source.
Mr Bhattacharjee, 45, is made due by his significant other and a girl. West Bengal Boss Priest Mamata Banerjee communicated sorrow at the artist’s sudden destruction naming it as an “individual misfortune”.
“Stunned at the appalling death of Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee of Dohar. His passing is a major misfortune to Bengali music. Kalikaprasad’s downfall is an individual misfortune. He was a dear companion. Sympathies to his family and fans,” Ms Banerjee composed on Twitter.
Mr Bhattacharjee’s body achieved Kolkata on Tuesday evening and was conveyed to state secretariat Nabanna where the Main Priest paid her last regards. Afterward, the cortege was taken to the state hall, Rabindra Sadan, where social identities, clergymen, music darlings and a substantial number of normal people paid their tributes.
“Kalika was an incredible artist and a superb individual. He worked truly difficult to convey the people melodies to the front line. It is an incredible misfortune for us,” said famous Bengali vocalist Haimanti Sukla.