Renowned Badminton Coach of West Bengal Badal Bhattacharyya passed away this morning at a city Hospital.
He was 71. The Badminton coach was attacked with Multilple Myeloma which was detected when he got admitted for Prostate Operation, family sources said. He left behind his Wife and Son Sudip Bhatrtacharyya who is also a Badminton Player of the State having represented Bengal several times. His cremation was completed at Keoratala Mahasasan at 1400 hours. Hundreds of badminton players, friends, relatives, officials of West Bengal badminton association paid their respects to Badal Bhattacharyya. Bhattacharyya during his long career, produced innumerable number of badminton players for Bengal. Few players of International repute like Madhumita Bisht, Rituparna Das and Subhankar Dey were under his coaching from their initial career itself. He was coach of Bengal Team many a times which brought medals for Bengal. Bhattacharyya was closely associated with West Bengal Badminton Association and was a member of the Sr Selection Committee.UNI BM AKM
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