BCCI chief Ganguly suffers heart attack, successful angioplasty done, is stable and conscious

The former Indian skipper and president of Board of Cricket Control of India Saurav Ganguly today suffered a heart attack and was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata.

Forty eight year old Saurav Ganguly had undergone a successful angioplasty after critical blockages in two heart arteries and is now reported to be stable and cheerful.

According to the latest news he is under close observation of the cardiologists and would be convalescing in the hospital for few more days and would be relieved after he fully recovers.

He is fully conscious and is stable health condition after undergoing angioplasty say the news reports.

Ganguly complained of pain in his chest and was rushed to hospital where it was revealed that he had suffered a heart attack.

According to the cardiac surgeon of Woodlands hospital, Kolkata Dr. Aftab, the captain of Indian cricket team from 1999 to 2005 and president of BCCI since 2019, Saurav Ganguly had two blockages in his arteries for which was treated thoroughly.

Though Saurav’s angioplasty was successful and is stable as well as fully conscious, he has been put on observation for at least twenty four hours said Dr. Aftab of Woodlands hospital.

The governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankad and the West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee visited the Woodland hospital and met Saurav Ganguly wishing him early and sound recovery from the heart ailment.

The India cricket captain Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Jay Shah, Wakar Yunus, Pakistan cricket player and others wished him early and sound recovery through tweets. The Secretary of BCCI and son of union home minister Jay Shah wrote: I wish and pray for the speedy recovery of Saurav Ganguly. I have spoken to his family. Dada is stable and is responding well to the treatment.


Sunil Negi

Sunil Negi is a senior journalist and president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum ( Regd). He usually writes on socio political subjects and have been contributing articles in print media for the last several years. Mr. Sunil Negi had been felicitated by All India Achievers conference's Pride of India and excellence awards apart from several other recognitions. He has translated a book on ecological disaster of Uttarakhand of June 2013 and edited and published two editions of Uttaranchal's Who's Who.

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