Maharashtra mourns Ravi Shankar's death

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 09:50 hrs

Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday condoled the death of renowned sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who passed away in a US hospital.

Sankaranarayanan said: "Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar was one of the greatest Indian musicians who popularized Indian classical music at the global level."

Added Chavan: "The country has lost a great international musician who introduced the Indian classical music to the Western world."

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