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Jagmohan Dalmiya cremated with full state honours

Kolkata: The mortal remains of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya were consigned to the flames at the Keoratala crematorium here yesterday.

Jagmohan Dalmiya's body being taken to a crematorium in Kolkata yesterday
Jagmohan Dalmiya's body being taken to a crematorium in Kolkata yesterday 

Dalmiya, 75, died at a city hospital on Sunday night after suffering massive gastrointestinal bleeding.

The veteran administrator was rushed to a hospital on Thursday after he complained of chest pain. His last rites was performed at around 4 pm.

Jagmohan Dalmiya's daughter Vaishali weeps as her son looks on
Jagmohan Dalmiya's daughter Vaishali weeps as her son looks on 

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee visited the crematorium with mayor Sovan Chatterjee and urban development minister Firhad Hakim.

Top Trinamool Congress ministers along with Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) joint secretaries Sourav Ganguly and Subir Ganguly were also present.

Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Abhishek during the funeral in Kolkata yesterday. Pics/PTI
Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Abhishek during the funeral in Kolkata yesterday. Pics/PTI

 Dalmiya's son Abhishek performed the last rites with his wife by his side. He was also given a 21-gun salute at the Eden Gardens cricket ground.

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