Narendra Chanchal a popular Bhajan singer passed away; President, PM, expressed condolences

New Delhi: Noted Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away in a hospital in Delhi on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and wrote, “Very sad to hear the news of Narendra Chanchal Ji’s death. He made his mark in the world of devotional songs. My condolences to his family and fans.” Narendra Chanchal was admitted to Delhi’s Apollo Hospital on 27 November. He was 80.

President of India Mr. Kovind tweets, The death of well-known singer Shri Narendra Chanchal is a deep loss for smooth music, especially devotional music. His songs and hymns sung during the musical journey of nearly five decades will always delight the listeners. My condolences to his family and countless fans President

Many people who have liked the devotional songs of Narendra Chanchal have posted condolence messages and shared their popular numbers on social media. Apart from many hymns, Narendra Chanchal also sang in Hindi films. He won an award for the Besak Temple Mosque in the 1973 film Bobby.

Some of the popular devotional songs sung by Narendra Chanchal include Ambe Tu Hai Jagadambe Kali, Hanuman Chalisa, Sankat Mochan Naam Tiharo, Rama Bada Ram Naam. The Bhakti songs of Narendra Chanchal reach the Vaishno Devi temple as soon as the wind blows.