Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt, best known in the Indian cricket fraternity as Jagmohan Dalmiya’s mentor, passed away aged 92 after suffering from acute lung infection. Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989 after a six-year stint as the vice-president of the parent body from 1982-88.
He is survived by his daughter and son Subrata Dutta, who is the senior vice-president of All India Football Federation. Having served IFA in different capacities in his tenure from 1963-1975, Dutt began his career in cricket administration as CAB(Cricket Association of Bengal) secretary in 1977 and became president in 1982.
Source- The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS PO 2018-
- Rahul Johri is the Chief Executive Officer of BCCI.
- CK Khanna is the present interim president of the BCCI.