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Famous Folk dancer Queen Harish killed in Rajasthan road crash 

 Entertainment Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:56 PM, 3 June 2019  

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World famous folk dancer Queen Harish and three other folk artists were killed and five others injured in a road accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday morning. 

The accident occurred Kaparda village on a highway in Jodhpur when the victims were on their way towards Ajmer from Jaisalmer in an SUV. 

“Their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck which left Harish, Ravindra, Bhikhe Khan, and Latif Khan dead,” said Sitaram Khoja, station house officer of Bilara Police Station. 

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said Queen Harish also known as Kumar’s death was a “big loss to the field of folk art”. 

Queen Harish was a resident of Jaisalmer. He was known for his various dance performances that have their roots in Rajasthan, including Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Chang, Bhawai, and Chari. He had also featured in the reality television show India’s Got Talent and some Bollywood films.  

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