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Singer Allah Ditta Lonay Wala dies

Jhang: Legendary folk singer Allah Ditta Lonay Wala on Monday passed away after a protracted illness.

The singer was being treated at hospital when breathed his last.

His death was mourned by thousands of people in Pakistan after the sad news of his passing away surfaced.

Born in Lonay Wala village near Chiniot, he is survived by five children. His youngest son Nadeem Abbas adopted father’s profession and is currently a successful folk singer with his hit number Bismillah Karaan.

Allah Ditta’s first album contained songs such as ‘Shaaman Pei Gaiaan’, ‘Ticketaan Do Lei Lei’ and ‘Main Cham Cham Nachdi Phiraan’ etc.

Allah Ditta Lonay Wala was conferred upon with President of Pakistan’s award ‘Pride of Performance’ followed by other laurels.

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