Kishori Amonkar, the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist has passed away. She hailed from which state?
[B] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Maharashtra]
Answer Explanation: Kishori Amonkar (84), the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist, has recently passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was considered one of the foremost singers in the Hindustani tradition and is an innovator of the Jaipur gharana. Amonkar received a plethora of awards, including the Padma Bhushan in 1987 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2002.