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Sourav Ganguly dismisses resignation rumors from BCCI; Plans to launch education App

Sourav Ganguly dismisses resignation rumors from BCCI; Plans to launch education App

By Sanjay Maurya                                                                                        

People have seen the best side of Sourav Ganguly during the Covid-19 pandemic and Cyclone Amphan (16 May 2020 – 21 May 2020), when he arranged free vaccinations and food for the needy people. The former Indian captain has now taken an initiative for the betterment of the world’s educational system. Sourav on 1st June confirmed that he plans to launch an education app very soon. “We plan to launch an education platform. It will be a worldwide app. An official announcement will be made soon,” he said.

Earlier, Ganguly’s tweet fueled speculations as several reports suggested that he is ready to join politics, while some said that he has resigned from the post of BCCI President. Ganguly has now clarified that he has not resigned from the post of BCCI President.


“I have not resigned: I am launching a new education app worldwide. There is no resignation, nothing,” Ganguly said.

Sourav Ganguly

President of Board of Control for Cricket in India

  • Born: 8 July 1972 (age 49 years), Behala, Kolkata
  • Height: 1.8 m
  • Spouse: Dona Ganguly (m. 1997)
  • Number: 24 (Pune Warriors India / All-rounder, Batsman)
  • Nicknames: Bengal Tiger, Dada, Prince of Calcutta, The God of the Off Side, The Maharaja, The Warrior Prince
  • Children: Sana Ganguly

The tweet went viral as many fans assumed Ganguly had resigned as BCCI president. Jay Shah (BCCI secretary), on the other hand, dismissed the reports, claiming that all rumours are false. “The reports circulating regarding Sourav Ganguly resigning as BCCI President are false. The BCCI secretary told ANI, “We have some exciting times in the form of media rights coming up and my colleagues and I are completely focused on the upcoming opportunity and safeguarding the interest of Indian cricket.”

Ganguly was elected as the BCCI’s 39th President in 2019, with four months remaining in his three-year term. The great cricketer was the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal before joining the BCCI. Mr. Sourav Ganguly’s entire net worth is estimated to be 50 million dollars, which is roughly 365 crore rupees in Indian currency (i.e. approx Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Crore INR). Cricket provided the majority of his income and net worth. Mr. Ganguly’s brand value is also quite high, and he is regarded as the most respected player worldwide. As a commentator for many international and national cricket matches, he makes a huge chunk of money.

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