West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lavished praise on BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly, calling him "ghorer chele" (member of my household).
Expressing happiness at Sourav Ganguly getting the post at a comparatively young age, Ms Banerjee said: "Sourav to amader ghorer chele (Sourav is a member of my household)".
Ms Banerjee recalled the long innings Jagmohan Dalmiya - a seasoned cricket administrator from Kolkata - played in the BCCI and the ICC and said: "Sourav Ganguly has got the opportunity at this (young) age.. It's a matter of pride for Bengal".
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