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Rich tributes paid to 'cricket administrator par excellence' Jagmohan Dalmiya

Cricket fraternity of Sunday paid rich tributes to Indian cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away late in the evening in Kolkata.

Rich tributes paid to 'cricket administrator par excellence' Jagmohan Dalmiya

New Delhi: Cricket fraternity of Sunday paid rich tributes to Indian cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away late in the evening in Kolkata.

The BCCI boss, 75, had suffered heart attack on Thursday and was under observation after undergoing a heart surgery. He is survived by his wife, his son Abhishek and a daughter.

Anurag Thakur, the BCCI secretary, was one of the first to condole the loss.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spared thoughts for Dalmiya's family.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also paid his respect.

Indian batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar, said he "Will always cherish his encouragement & support over the years."

Former India batsman, VVS Laxman hailed him as "a visionary".

Legandary spinner Anil Kumble

Renown commentator Harsha Bhogle

Ravichandran Aswhin

International Cricket Council

Sanjay Manjrekar

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal

From Zee News

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