President of India, Ramnath Kovind pays a visit to Lata Mangeshkar at her Mumbai residence

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President Ram Nath Kovind met Lata Mangeshkar at her residence in Mumbai. The legendary singer said that she felt deeply honoured and humbled by the President's visit.

Lataji on Sunday, on her Twitter account, shared a candid photo of herself chatting with the President. "Namaskar, was deeply honoured and humbled when the President of our country, Shri Ram Nath Kovindji, so gracefully came and met me at my residence. I stand in gratitude. Sir, you make us proud!" she captioned the image.

 

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Lataji is one of the best known and most respected playback singers in India. She has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was bestowed on her in 1989 by the Government of India. In 2001, in recognition of her contributions to the nation, she was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.

(Source: Twitter)

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