New Delhi, Sept 21: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya who was admitted to a city hospital three days ago after complaining of chest pain, died on Sunday evening. He passed away at the age of 75.
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his death and extended their condolences to his family. Dalmiya's funeral will take place on Monday at the Keoratala crematorium. The following is a factfile of Jagmohan Dalmiya :
Name: Jagmohan Dalmiya
Date of birth: May 30, 1940
Birthplace: Calcutta (now Kolkata), India
1983: Becomes the BCCI treasurer (the year India won the 50-over Cricket World Cup)
1997: Unanimously elected president of the International Cricket Council (ICC)
2000: Gives up the ICC chairman's post
2001: Becomes the BCCI president
2005: Finishes term as the BCCI chief.
2006: Expelled from the BCCI over allegations of misappropriation of funds related to hosting the 1996 World Cup
2006: Wins Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) election to become CAB chief.
2007: Resigns as CAB chief
2013: Appointed interim president of the BCCI
2015: Returns as the BCCI president after a 10-year gap
2015: Dies on September 20