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Padma Shri Awardee Thanga Darlong Passes Away.

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Agartala, 3rd of December 2023 : Renowned Rosem maestro and Padma Shri Awardee  Thanga Darlong breathed his last at Kailashahar under Unakoti District on Sunday (3rd December, 2023). He was 103 years old.

Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha eternal peace to his departed soul and expresses deep condolences to the bereaved relatives.

Thanga Darlong was awarded the Padma Shri (2019), the fourth-highest civilian award in India. He was also a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2014), the highest Indian recognition given to practising artists. He was born on 20th July, 1920 in Muruai village, Tripura.

“Deeply saddened by the demise of the pride of Tripura, Padma Shri Thanga Darlong Ji His glorious contribution to folk music will always be remembered with reverence by the people of Tripura and, above all the entire country. My condolences to his family members and admirers”, Hon’ble MP and Former Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted.

“Extremely saddened to hear of the demise of Padmashree Mr Thanga Darlong. My deepest condolences and sympathy to his family”, Leader of the Opposition Party Animesh Debbarma tweeted.

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