Lata Mangeshkar voted India’s Most Admired Woman

Posted on Mar 7 2014 - 10:02pm by IBC News

New Delhi, Mar.7: Lata Mangeshkar has been dubbed India’s Most Admired Woman in a new poll.

In the survey, conducted by BharatMatrimony on 8179 men to mark International Women’s Day, 35 percent of respondents voted for the 84-year-old singer as India’s most iconic woman.

The veteran star was followed by retired Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi with 26 percent votes.

While Boxer Mary Kom and social activist Medha Patkar grabbed the 3th and 4th spot respectively, Madhuri Dixit bagged 7 percent votes.

Kaushik Tiwari, Head of Marketing at one of India’s most trusted match making sites, said that the survey was conducted to express their respect and admiration for women.