Source: The Hindu; Author: Meena Banerjee

The name Meera Banerjee always brings back the nostalgic memories of days when television and Internet were unheard of; yet some matchless voices filtered through the medium waves and reached the remote corners of our country. Even the most conservative elders allowed us children to listen to Lucknow Radio’s “Raag-Rang”. Those were the days when AIR made classical music an intrinsic part of every cultured family and ladies from such respectable families were willingly coming on the concert platforms as well. Bengal gifted a few khayal exponents and Meera Banerjee, undoubtedly, reigned supreme.

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Music's own: Meera Banerjee (1930-2012).