Girija Devi, Famous Thumri Singer passed away.

Girija Devi, the classical thumri singer passed away in Kolkata at the age of 88, after suffering a cardiac arrest. Girija Devi was one of the prominent figures of Banaras and Senia Gharana. She was also felicitated with Padma Bhushan award in 1989 as well as Padma Vibhushan award in 2016.