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Veteran sports scribe Chandrasekhar P Sant passed away

Nov 14, 2014 13:12 IST

Veteran sports scribe and President of the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai Chandrasekhar P Sant died on 13 November 2014 following a massive heart attack. He was 61.

Chandrasekhar P Sant
•    Chandrasekhar P Sant, a former sports editor of Maharashtra Times, was a long-time treasurer of the Sports Journalists Federation of India.
•    He was among the few Indian sports scribes who were present to witness Kapil Dev's team winning the coveted World Cup in England in 1983.
•    He covered several top level sports events as a print journalist and was a respected columnist in Marathi newspapers.
•    He was a well-known commentator in Marathi and was associated with All India Radio and Doordarshan for decades.
•    Sant was the only sports journalist to have attended the JK Bose All India Cricket tournament for sports journalists since its inception.

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When: 13 November 2014

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