Gentleman and true sportsperson of Kolkata Maidan Surajit Sengupta lost the final match with COVID – Indian Football lost another Gem

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Gentleman and true sportsman of Kolkata Maidan Surajit Sengupta lost the final match with COVID breadth last at Kolkata Hospital

Whenever anyone asked entire Maidan how you feel about Surajit Sengupta, one expression “Gentleman and Sportsman” be it his peers or the political leaders or fans, Surajit Da will be ever in their heart as “Gentleman and Sportsman”.

Our Sports Special Correspondent and player par excellence in Office League Pulok Chatterjee was speaking with us and said,” He was wizard of football with skills and soft-spoken gentleman in nature. Bablu Da, Myself, and Surajit Da had lots of good memories together. A Great Loss for Indian Football. Can not speak more. I lost one of my good well wishes”.

West Bengal CM expressed her feeling in a tweet too.

Expressing grief, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “I am deeply saddened by the demise of Nakshatra footballer Surjit Sengupta. Surjit Sengupta, one of the best wingers in the country, has played for two major clubs, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. He was the captain of East Bengal in 1986-89. His death caused irreparable damage to the sports world. Personally, I knew him as a gentleman. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and fans of Surjit Sengupta. “

Shri Surjit Sengupta was born on August 30, 1951. After starting his football career at Khidirpur Club, he played in three big clubs in Kolkata. The people of Hooghly are Surjit’s first big club of Kolkata Maidan was Mohun Bagan. He was in Mohun Bagan for two years from 1972. In 1974 in East Bengal. He played red and yellow for six consecutive years. He signed in Mohammedan in 1970 as a protest and solidarity with fellow left out players of East Bengal, to become the natural leader of the teammates. Mohun Bagan again next year. Played three years.

He has played for three major team of Kolkata Maidan for decades as a most wanted player by big clubs in Kolkata.

Truly another star falls in Bengal football. Surjit Sengupta, a star footballer of the same generation, passed away a few days after the death of Subhash Bhowmik another legend. He was 61 years old. Surjit passed away at 1:54 pm on Thursday.

He had been admitted to a private hospital near EM Bypass since January 24 (last Monday) due to Kovid. The body had low oxygen levels. There was shortness of breath, with a severe cough. Although his condition was critical until Friday evening, he was relatively stable. But at night, a sudden decline began. Shortness of breath increases. The conversation becomes incoherent. Oxygen levels continue to decrease. Blood pressure had to be controlled artificially. In this situation, it was decided to keep him on ventilation. Earlier, he had been in ICU with Bypap Support since Monday night.

Surjit was born on August 30, 1951. After starting his football career at Khidirpur Club, he played in three big clubs in Kolkata. The people of Hooghly are Surjit’s first big club Mohun Bagan. He was in Mohun Bagan for two years from 1982. In 1964 in East Bengal. He played red and yellow for six consecutive years. He signed in Mohammedan in 1970. Mohun Bagan again next year. Played three years.

In 1976, he was the captain of East Bengal. He played for the country from 1973 to 1979. In 1976, he became the captain of Bengal in the Santosh Trophy.

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Antara Tripathy M.Sc., B.Ed. by qualification and bring 15 years of media reporting experience.. Coverred many illustarted events like, G20, ICC,MCCI,British High Commission, Bangladesh etc. She took over from the founder Editor of IBG NEWS Suman Munshi (15/Mar/2012- 09/Aug/2018 and October 2020 to 13 June 2023).
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