Kolkata: Kalyan Majumdar has been re-elected
to the general secretary`s post of the East Bengal club after
he beat challenger Kallol Dutta by a margin of 1299 votes on Thursday.
The election was held on last Sunday while the counting
of votes concluded late last night and the result was
announced by the General (Retired) Shankar Roy Chowdhury, who
was appointed as Special Officer to conduct the club election
by Calcutta High Court.
All the candidates who filed their nominations from the
ruling group won their elections.
For the first time in the history of the club, a lady
member, Moly Ganguly, wife of former India soccer captain
Bhaskar Ganguly who played as goalkeeper for the club for a
considerable time, has also been elected as a member of the
The Club president is nominated by the executive
committee and Pranab Dasgupta, who was president last time, is
likely to retain his post this time as well.
Other office bearers of the club elected are:
Assistant Secretary: Dr Shanti Ranjan Dasgupta,
Treasurer: Santosh Kumar Dutta, Accountant: Tapan Kumar Das,
Football secretary: Santosh Bhattacharjee, Cricket Secretary:
Sadananda Mukherjee, Hockey Secretary: Rajat Guha, Athletics
Secretary: Devdas Samaddar, Tennis secretary: Manas Roy and
ground secretary: Dipankar Chakrabarty.