Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste Indramohan Rajbongshi passed away at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib University Hospital at 10:25 am today.
He had tested positive for Covid-19.
Indramohan Raj learned music under his grandfather, Krishna Das Rajbongshi. He was adept in Jatra, Palagaan, Nazrul Sangeet and folk songs in the early 1950s.
The esteemed artiste received the coveted Ekushey Padak in 2018 for his contribution to Folk music.
At the time of the Liberation War, he wanted to directly participate, but got caught by the Pakistani forces and was forced to work as a duo-linguist under a different name.