Singer Abdul Rashid— ‘Reshma of Kashmir’ —passes away in Srinagar

Srinagar, November 06 (KMS): The famous transgender Kashmiri singer Abdul Rashid popularly known as “Reshma of Kashmir” passed away early Sunday morning.

Quoting some neighbourers of the noted singer, local media reported that Abdul Rashid breathed his last at SMHS hospital Srinagar. He died early Sunday morning.

Reshma was known for the typical and unique song “Hai Hai Wesai, Yaran Hai Tadepevnas” sung at various wedding functions that went viral on social media. A resident of the Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar, Rashid as per his neighbours was a humble, friendly, and great human being.

Interestingly, “Reshma” used the only instrument, the Tumbaknaer, an instrument endemic to Kashmir while signing.

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