Mumbai refused, Kolkata Invites Ghulam Ali


Kolkata: After Shiv Sena threat forced Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali to cancel his event in Mumbai, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday extended her invitation to host his concert in Kolkata.

“Music has no boundaries. Music is the rhythm of the heart. Ghulam Ali concert can be held in Kolkata”, Banerjee, who is now on a visit to Bhutan, tweeted.

“We will make all arrangements (for the concert),” she added.

Ghulam Ali’s concert in Mumbai was cancelled after Shiv Sena threatened to disrupt it warning that no artiste from Pakistan will be allowed to perform in the city till terror emanating from across the border is stopped.