Singer KK to get a gun salute from West Bengal govt

Guwahati: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that the state government will honour singer KK with a gun salute. KK died on Tuesday following a live concert in Kolkata.

A gun salute will be fired at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata in the presence of the chief minister.

Kolkata Police have filed a case of unnatural death in connection with the singer’s unexpected death, as he suffered injuries to his face and head. The police station in New Market has been notified of the incident.

Kolkata Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Murlidhar Sharma arrived at The Oberoi Grand where singer KK was residing.

Meanwhile, the singer’s family landed in Kolkata today.

The singer’s lifeless remains have been stored at the SSKM hospital, where a post-mortem will be performed. KK’s mortal remains would be handed over to his family after the post-mortem. An investigation into the matter is currently underway. The preliminary post-mortem report is currently being awaited by the investigators.

Condoling the demise of KK, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a Twitter post, said, “The sudden and untimely demise of the Bollywood playback singer KK shocks and saddens us. My colleagues have been working since last night to ensure that all requisite support is given for necessary formalities, his rites and to his family now. My deep condolences.”

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