IMPHAL, December 22: The Khunung Eshei “Leirol” composed by Lourembam Bedabati was released today at the premise of Classic Hotel, Imphal.
Padmashree Dr Ratan Thiyam, chairman NSD was the chief guest, B Jayantakumar Sharma, former president, Manipur Sahitya Parishad attended the function as the president with Padmashree RK Achouba Singh as the guest of honour.
Bedabati was born at Chingamakha Yanglem Leikai, Imphal. She is one of the most distinguished singer artistes in the field of traditional Manipur Folk song.
She has been devoted her chosen field for more than 40 years and set at feet of several gurus and received educational for traditional music.
She has won several award including prestigious Manipur State Kala Akademi Award, 2013 and Sr Fellowship Award from Ministry of Culture, government of Manipur.