BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya Passes Away

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya (75) passed away here after a cardiac arrest on Sunday at 9pm. He was 75. He suffered a massive gastro-intestinal bleeding and succumbed at 8.45 pm yesterday, attending doctor Anil Mishra said.

BCCI Presisdent Jagmohan Dalmiya

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rushed to the hospital to pay her last respects. “He was a giant amongst sports administrators, a true lover of Bengal,” said Banerjee, announcing he will be accorded state honors.

Tributes poured in for BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away following a massive cardiac arrest in Kolkata. From Tendulkar to VVS Laxman, Kumble, Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Ashwin and everyone mourned the death of the veteran cricket administrator.

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