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Khagen Mahanta no more

Noted singer Khagen Mahanta is no more. The exponent in folk and traditional music of Assam died a sudden death at his own residence in Guwahati on Thursday afternoon. The end came at 3 in the afternoon sending shockwaves across the state.

Popularly known as the king of bihu, Mahanta is survived by his wife Archana Mahanta and son Angaraag Mahanta . Mahanta was born to Harendra Nath Mahanta and Laxmipriya Deviin in Nagaon who showed his musical talent in his childhood. A pall of gloom descends in the entire state following the untimely death of this legend.

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