PK Banerjee Passes Away
PK Banerjee Passes Away
The 1962 Asiad gold winner breathed his last in hometown Kolkata on Friday

India's most decorated football forward PK Banerjee died at the age of 83 in Kolkata on Friday, after more than 51 glittering years of service to the sport.

Banerjee, a former India captain and coach, was suffering from respiratory problems due to pneumonia and had an underlying history of Parkinson’s disease, dementia and heart problem.

He was on life support at a hospital in Kolkata since March 2 and breathed his last at 12:40pm Friday noon. He is survived by daughters Paula and Purna and younger brother Prasun Banerjee.


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March 21, 2020