Vice President condoles the passing away of Dr. Balamuralikrishna

New Delhi
November 23, 2016

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of the veteran Carnatic musician, Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna. In a message, he said that Dr. Balamuralikrishna enthralled music lovers in India and abroad and was known for his famous compositions in various languages like Telugu, Sanskrit, Kannada and Tamil.

Following is the text of Vice President’s message:

“I am sad to learn about the passing away of the veteran Carnatic musician, Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna.

Dr. Balamuralikrishna enthralled music lovers in India and abroad and was known for his famous compositions in various languages like Telugu, Sanskrit, Kannada and Tamil.

The nation lost a genius and I convey my condolences to the bereaved members of the family and join the nation in praying for eternal peace for the departed soul.