Punjabi folk singer Laachi Bawa passed away on Wednesday night after battling cancer for the past few months. She was aged 46.
Lachi is the elder daughter of noted Punjabi singer Gurmeet Bawa. Lachi was hospitalised in Ludhiana.
Her younger sister Galori and Laachi had been running a music academy in Gurmeet Bawa’s memory in Amritsar. The last rites for Laachi Bawa were held this afternoon. Bawa leaves behind a rich tradition of Punjabi folk music for which she was hugely passionate.
Her husband had died a few years ago. She is survived by a son and a daughter. Check out this interview with Gurmeet Bawa and the Bawa girls here: