Ustad Latif khan, known one of the best sitar players across the whole country was admitted to hospital recently. Ustad Latif not only holds Tamgha-e-Imtiaz but also a very well-known sitar player too. He was transferred to nearby hospital in emergency after encountering severe kidney problems. He was then referred to Sheikh Zayed Hospital on Sunday after being diagnosed with tumor in kidney.
While the leading governing body of Punjab province, Shahbaz Sharif also had ordered to commit a separate medical board that will provide ultimate medical attention to Ustad Latif.
On the other hand, Doctors have confirmed about the presence of tumor in kidney which needs to be operated as soon as possible. It is being expected that operation would be conducted on Tuesday, dated March 20, 2012
Ustad Latif Khan secured several awards in his life which includes ‘Sangeet Ratna Award’, ‘Sahara TV Award’ and a lifetime achievement award.