Rahul Dravid’s father passes away

The senior Dravid had health problems for the last four years.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Bangalore | Published:July 3, 2013 7:52 pm

Rahul Dravid’s father,Sharad Dravid,today passed away here at 4.15 pm at his Indiranagar residence,according to a release issued by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).

KSCA sources said the senior Dravid had health problems for the last four years. He was 79 years old.

Dravid’s father worked for Kissan,a company best known for producing jam,and thus he was bestowed with the nickname Jammy by his classmates at St Joseph’s Boys’ High School.

Sharad’s wife,Pushpa,is a former professor of Architecture at the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE).

KSCA President Anil Kumble,Office Bearers and Members of the Managing Committee (Vijay Bhardwaj,Sujith Somasundar and S Vijaya Prakash) mourn the sad demise and offer their deepest condolences to the aggrieved family,the release said.

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