People pay last respects to Saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath

The ambulance with the body of Saxophonist Kadri Gopinath left for his native village Sajipamoodu in Bantwal taluk at 2 pm. The final rites will be conducted by his son Guru in the village, family sources said.

Celebrities from classical music who had performed along with Kadri Gopinath and thousands of fans paid their last tributes to the Departed soul at Town hall. A large number of people including District-in-Charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary paid last respect to Gopalnath on Monday.

The last rites will be performed as per the traditions of Jogi community. 

The body was taken out from his house at Devikatte in Padavinangadi to Mini Town Hall for public homage. MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, DC Sindhu B Rupesh and others also paid their respect. 

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Students of Kadri Gopalnath presented ‘Swaranjali’ programme at the venue. The district administration has made all arrangement including drinking water supply at the hall. 
Kadri Gopalnath had passed away following brief illness on October 11.

 

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