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Queen of Thumri Girija Devi passes away at 88

The queen of Thumri, Girija Devi passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Kolkata following cardiac arrest. She was 88 and survived by a daughter.

Girija Devi who was an eminent classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas is also a Padma Vibhushan awardee.

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