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Punjabi Folk Singer Lachi Bawa Passes Away

Darpan News Desk, 14 Feb, 2020

    Punjabi folk singer Lachi Bawa passed away on Wednesday night after battling cancer for the past few months. She was 46.


    Lachi, the elder daughter of noted Punjabi singer Gurmeet Bawa, was hospitalised in Ludhiana.


    The persons close to the family revealed that she was undergoing treatment for cancer for the last five months. A large number of personalities from art and literary circles attended her cremation.


    Lachi, along with her sister, was running a music academy. Her husband had passed away earlier. She is survived by her daughter and son. Gurmeet Bawa, along with her husband Kirpal Bawa (also a folk singer) and other family members, performed the last rites.

     
     

     
     


    Lachi and her sister Glory had started singing at an early age with their mother Gurmeet being their teacher. Many from the music industry, including Amrinder Gill, have expressed grief over her demise.


    Actor and singer Gurshabad has also expressed shock. He said, “We grew up listening to the songs of Gurmit, Lachi and Glori Bawa. It is shocking when you see such a good folk singer dying at such an early age.”

     

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