Anand Mahindra pays homage to the late Robert G. Lyngdoh with the portrayal of Corinne, Corinna, the former Meghalaya Minister. watch

After the death of former Meghalaya Home Secretary Robert G. Lyngdoh, business tycoon Anand Mahindra shared his interpretation of the song “Corinne, Corinna”. As seen in the clip, Lyngdoh sings the Ray Peterson track from the Tell Laura I love her album. He also plays the harp in the middle of the song, showing his musical ability.

In his emotional tweet, Mahindra mentioned that Lyngdoh used to carry a harp in his pocket. He died on July 29 after succumbing to cancer.

Watch the video here:

β€œAlways carried his harmonica (harp) in his pocket. He lost a battle to cancer at just 62 and died at 29. I didn’t know him but wish we’d had him make a cameo on the @Mahindra Blues RIP Bob. A bluesman forever…” Mahindra tweeted.

Netizens loved Lyngdoh’s rendition and gave their credits in the comments section. “May his soul rest in peace,” commented one user. Another user commented: “@anandmahindra What a tribute to the great man, he was indeed a gifted artist, musician and statesman. He resonated with people of all ages, Meghalaya and the nation have lost a great man, the world will be a smaller place without him.”

Conrad Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, offered his condolences after his death. β€œThe fearless Shri RG Lyngdoh, former Home Secretary of Meghalaya, was a figure we all looked up to. Cheerful and witty, Bah Robert was a friend to all he met. Deeply saddened by the news of his passing. My deepest condolences to @ampareenlyngdoh and his family,” Sangma tweeted.

According to EastMojo, Lyngdoh was affectionately known as Bob or Bah Bobby and was famous for his exceptional method of dealing with militancy in Meghalaya. He was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at Bethany Hospital after becoming critical on July 11.

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