Former India captain Sourav Ganguly’s father Chandidas Ganguly on Thursday passed away after a prolonged illness.
He was 73 and is survived by wife Nirupa and two sons, first-class cricketer Snehasish and Sourav.
Ganguly senior was seriously ill with high blood sugar and was given insulin injections regularly while being treated at home. “His condition deteriorated in the evening and was rushed to the MP Birla Heart Reserach centre. He passed away around 6.30 pm, while being on the way,” CAB joint secretary Sujan Mukherjee said.