New Delhi : Lata Mangeshkar should guard against anyone ‘misusing’ her iconic status for drawing political mileage, Congress said on Tuesday, a day after the legendary singer shared a dais with Narendra Modi. “Lata Mangeshkar is an icon before whom all of us bow down. Beauty of her voice is acclaimed throughout the country. But obviously icons who are property of the nation ought to take care of the possibility of political mileage being drawn from,” their actions, party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said.
The Congress spokesman’s remarks came a day after Mangeshkar shared a dais with BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Modi at a function organised to mark the 51st anniversary of her famous song “Ae mere watan ke logon” at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai. She thanked Modi for honouring her on the occasion.