Panaji : April 6, 2017 …. Shri. Govind Gaude, Minister for Art and Culture , in his condolence message has stated that Late Kishoritai Amonkar had created the workd of swar, taal, laya in the field of classical music and spread the name of the State of Goa all over the world.
In her sad demise the country and State of Goa has lost the legend in the classical music, who devoted her life for promotion and preservation of the Indian Classical Music.
She was senior and renowned artist of Jaipur Atrouli Gharana. Khayal, Thumari, Bhajan were her noted presentations for concerts. Hard work, continous riyaz and devotion to the music has influenced her singing. She was recipient of various awards such as Sangeet Natak Academy, Padmabhushan, Sangeent Samrandni, Padmavibhushan. Sangeen Sounshodhan Academy etc. She was the legend in the music not only of Goa but of whole country. The Minister said that her sad demise has shocked him.
May her soul rest in peace , he further stated.