AIFF condoles Gitanath Ganguly's demise
17 Dec 2019
AIFF Media Team
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation condoles the death of Gitanath Ganguly, President, Mohun Bagan Athletic Club. Mr. Ganguly is survived by his wife and son. He was 83 when he took his last breath.
Mr. Ganguly, a lawyer by profession, took charge in office since the last Mohun Bagan general election in 2019.
Mr. Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF described Mr. Ganguly “as a very capable Football Administrator” whose passion for Football was unparalleled.
Mr. Das wrote: “The AIFF fraternity is shocked to hear the sad demise of Mr. Gitanath Ganguly, President, Mohun Bagan. Mr. Ganguly will be remembered for his contribution to the club and Indian Football in his capacity of the President of Mohun Bagan AC.”
On behalf of President Mr. Praful Patel and all Staff of AIFF, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family for this tragic and irreparable loss. We pray to God to give peace to the departed soul, and give the family members enough courage and strength to bear this irreparable loss,” he further added.