The president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Jagmohan Dalmiya breathed his last on Sunday, September 20. He was 75 years old.
He was admitted to BM Birla Heart Research Centre ICU after he complained about severe chest pain, following a heart attack on September 17.
An angioplasty was performed on him and his condition was stable for close to three days. However, he was declared dead on Sunday night, reported NDTV .
BCCI condoles the sudden demise of our president Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya— BCCI (@BCCI) September 20, 2015
Heartfelt condolences to the family & friends of Jagmohan Dalmiya. Had met him in June. little did I realise that it would be the last (1/3)— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 20, 2015
Will always cherish his encouragement & support over the years. Worked hard for the game of cricket & excelled as an administrator (2/3)— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 20, 2015
Was touched by his efforts to make my penultimate Test at Eden Gardens very special. RIP Jagmohan Dalmiya. (3/3)— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 20, 2015
My thoughts are with the family of Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya in this hour of grief. May Shri Dalmiya's soul rest in peace.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 20, 2015
Our condolences are with President Jagmohan Dalmiya and his family.— Saqlain Mushtaq (@Saqlain_Mushtaq) September 20, 2015
The best compliment an administrator can get is for players to say he was a player's man. Jagmohan Dalmiya got that.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 20, 2015
The ICC extends its deepest condolences upon the passing away of BCCI President and former ICC President Jagmohan Dalmiya— ICC (@ICC) September 20, 2015
Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Shri Jagmohan Dalmiya #PresidentMukherjee— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) September 20, 2015
So sad to hear about the demise of Mr. Dalmiya.He will be sorely missed at the Eden & by the whole cricketing community.Allah bless his soul— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 20, 2015
Very very sad to hear the news of shri Jagmohan Dalmiya sir.big lose to all of us cricketers & @BCCI !!Salute to you for ur services!RIP sir— Harbhajan Singh (@harbhajan_singh) September 20, 2015
Big loss for India cricket. Mr. Dalmiya always showed the way. Rest in Peace sir#RIP— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) September 20, 2015
Sad2hear of Jagmohan Dalmiya's passing. I worked w/him as ICC Pres in late'90s to get UN messages into cricket: ICC endorsed "Cricket4Peace"— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) September 20, 2015
Sad. Jagmohan Dalmiya ji passes away. He was a giant amongst sports administrators, a true lover of Bengal. On my way to pay my respect. RIP— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) September 20, 2015
Dalmiya had a long inning with BCCI. He held the position as the BCCI president and served as the ICC president as well.