KOLKATA: Today, Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed before the Calcutta High Court seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of singer-composer KK,
He passed away on Tuesday hours after performing in a concert in Kolkata. He was in Kolkata for a concert and fell ill during an event at Nazrul Mancha. According to a reporting news, he died due to a heart attack.
A Bench Comprising Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj on Monday directed the concerned counsel to file the PIL and further remarked that it would consider an urgent hearing of the petition. The PIL was filed by advocate Ravi Shankar Chattopadhyay.
West Bengal government paid last respect to the renowned Bollywood singer with a gun salute to his mortal remains. Shortly after, the BJP alleged negligence in KK’s death, with party national vice-president Dilip Ghosh calling the demise of the 53-year-old a “murder”. BJP West Bengal Vice President Saumitra Khan has also written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding a probe by the CBI.
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