Thu, 21 Feb 2013 22:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Sourav Ganguly's father dead

Ganguly's father played a critical part in shaping Dada's cricketing career


Sourav Ganguly's father dead (© Reuters)

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly's father Chandidas Ganguly passed away Thursday after suffering a heart attack here. He was 75.

Following the attack, Chandidas Ganguly was taken to a city hospital where doctors declared him dead, his other son Snehashish said.

Chandidas Ganguly, who ran a flourishing printing business, was a former joint secretary, as well as chairman of the Trustee Board of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

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