Cricketers, political class condole death of Chetan Chauhan cricket news

Cricketers, political class condole death of Chetan Chauhan cricket news

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NEW DELHI: Political class including Prime Minister along with cricket fraternity of the country Narendra ModiOn Sunday, condolences were passed on to the demise of former India opener Chetan Chauhan, who has worn many hats in his illustrious career.
Chauhan died on Sunday for about 36 hours due to complications associated with COVID-19.

Chauhan, 73, served in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet as the minister for military welfare, home guards and civil security. He is survived by his wife and son Vinayak.

The PM who paid tribute was himself.
“Mr. Chetan Chauhan ji distinguished himself as a brilliant cricketer and later a hardworking political leader. He made an effective contribution to public service and strengthened the BJP in UP.
PM Modi wrote on his Twitter handle, “Annoyed at his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti.”

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar Tweeted, “Sad to hear about Chetan Bhai’s demise. He always encouraged me to tell and shared a lot of stories of his cricketing days with the Indian cricket team. May his soul rest in peace.”

Indian captain and batting master Virat Kohli Shocked by Chauhan’s death.
“Surprised to hear of Shri Chetan Chauhan’s demise. May his soul rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers be with his family.”

After his cricketing career, Chauhan served as a Member of Parliament twice and also worked for the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) in various capacities.
BCCI Secretary J. Shah tweeted, “Deeply saddened to learn about the demise of Shri Chetan Chauhan ji. Not only a great cricketer but a great human being has been lost in his country.”
“His contribution to Indian cricket will always be remembered. My thoughts are with his family in this hour of grief.”

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath It was informed that his funeral will be done on Monday.
“My colleague and former cricketer #Chetanchauhan ji has passed away. This is an irreparable loss to the people of Uttar Pradesh and cricket world. He will be cremated tomorrow,” the CM tweeted.

Former India batsman VVS Laxman He appreciated his contribution in the field of both politics and cricket.
“Sad to hear of the demise of #Chetanchauhan sir. His contribution to Indian cricket and politics was immense. My prayers are with the family !,” VVS Laxman tweeted.

Former Indian captain and great spin Anil Kumble Recalled her conversation with Chauhan.
“Sad to hear Chetan Chauhan’s demise. Recalling our conversation on 2007 / Australia tour. Heartfelt condolences to his family.”

Delhi couple Virender Sehwag And Gautam Gambhir Also paid his tribute to Chauhan.
“My deepest condolences to Chetan Chauhan’s family and well wishers on his death. Om Shanti!” Sehwag wrote.

While Gambhir tweeted, “Sad to hear about Chetan Chauhan’s demise. His contribution to the game as well as administration will always be remembered! May God give strength to his family and loved ones!”

Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan also took to social media to express grief.
“Saddened by the death of Indian Test player #Chetanchauhan ji. My condolences to his family.”

Also included in the long list were off-spinners R Ashwin.
“Chetan Chauhan, sad to hear of Sir’s demise, was a good opener and formed some great partnerships with Sunny Bhai. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. Hands folded.”


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