Pranab and Modi paid tribute to Dalmiya


New Delhi: The honorable president of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Veteran Boss Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya.

In his message, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of Shri Dalmiya. He was a visionary and well known leader of Indian cricket. As the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India, he played major role in bringing cricket world cup to India.”

Shri Dalmiya was an industrialist whose contribution to the establishment of various industrial and business enterprises helped in national development as well as created employment opportunities for thousands of people.

In his death, the nation has lost a personality who brought Indian cricket as well as Indian industry to greater heights. He shall always be remembered for his untiring hard work and devotion to any activity that he took up.

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has also condoled the passing away of former President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya. “My thoughts are with the family of Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya in this hour of grief. May Shri Dalmiya’s soul rest in peace,” the Prime Minister said.

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