GUWAHATI: The last rites of popular Assamese singer Vitali Das, who passed away yesterday following COVID-19 infection, were held at Navagraha crematorium here today, following all COVID protocols.
The rituals of the singer were performed by her daughter.
Among those bidding her a farewell were All Assam Students' Union chief adviser Samujjal Kr Bhattacharya and president Dipanka Kr Nath.
Vitali Das succumbed to COVID-19 at the Kalapahar COVID Hospital here.
She was admitted to the hospital on April 15 and was later shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after her condition turned critical.
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The artiste was later shifted to mechanical ventilation at the hospital after she developed difficulties in breathing.
The singer had reportedly contracted the virus while performing at a Rongali Bihu function at the Judges Field here on April 14.
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