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BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya in hospital with chest pain, kept in ICU

Jagmohan Dalmiya was rushed to the BM Birla heart Research Institute by the family members.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: September 18, 2015 11:26:43 am
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya was rushed to the B M Birla Heart Research Centre on Thursday evening after he complained of severe chest pain. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit and an angiogram revealed a blood clot, which was removed, according to hospital sources. He has been kept under observation.

According to the last information received, Dalmiya underwent heart surgery after a blockage was found.

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“Dalmiya is undergoing a heart surgery currently due to a blockage,” a senior CAB official present at the hospital told PTI.

Dalmiya, 75, who became the BCCI president for a second stint in March this year, hasn’t been keeping well of late. He has also not been going to the Cricket Association of Bengal regularly and was keeping away from the BCCI meetings except for the very important ones.

With his movement restricted, he couldn’t attend the IPL governing council meeting in Delhi in July which was held in the wake of the Lodha committee verdict. He, however, attended the BCCI working committee meeting in Kolkata last month.

(With PTI inputs)

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