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Mukherjee, Modi condole Dalmiya’s death


President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the death of BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya.

“Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya,” said a tweet from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Modi posted on Twitter: “My thoughts are with the family of Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya in this hour of grief. May Shri Dalmiya’s soul rest in peace.”

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Dalmiya, who was admitted to a hospital here three days ago after complaining of chest pain, died on Sunday evening, said a Cricket Association of Bengal official.


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