Madhya Pradesh: Fans group seeks Bharat Ratna for Kishore Kumar on his 93rd Birth Anniversary

Madhya Pradesh: Fans group seeks Bharat Ratna for Kishore Kumar on his 93rd Birth Anniversary

A group set up to propagate the memory of legendary singer Kishore Kumar on Thursday sought that he be given the Bharat Ratna posthumously and his ancestral home in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh be declared a “heritage site”. Kumar was born in Khandwa on June 4, 1929, and was cremated here after his death on October 13, 1987, in Mumbai, the crematorium has a memorial of the legend, which is visited by people in large numbers with offerings of “doodh-jalebi”, a favourite snack of the singer-actor. Kishore Prerna Manch president Ranveer Singh Chawal told PTI that more than 2,000 postcards have been sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking the declaration of Kumar’s house as a “heritage site” as well as bestowing the Bharat Ratna on him.