Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condoled the death of legendary Sarod player Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta, terming it a great loss to the world of classical music.
"Padma Vibhushan Pandit Buddhadeb Das Gupta in no more. A great loss for the world of classical music. Rest in Peace. Condolences to his family," Banerjee wrote on Twitter.
Das Gupta died of a heart attack on Monday morning at the age of 85.
The Sarod maestro was born on February 1933 in Bihar's Bhagalpur. He was conferred with Padma Bushan in 2012.