Sourav Ganguly in Home Quarantine after Ganguly’s Brother tests Positive for Coronavirus!


After Snehasish Ganguly tested positive for coronavirus, the BCCI President Sourav Ganguly & CAB Chief Avishek Dalmiya were forced to be in-home quarantine.

BCCI President & Sourav’s elder brother & CAB joint secretary Snehasish Ganguly is “doing alright” after testing positive for COVID-19. Due to which the former India Captain & CAB Chief Avishek Dalmiya to be in-home quarantine. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, Ganguly was handling all his BCCI work from an office near his residence while the shooting for his popular Bengali TV Show ‘Dadigiri Unlimited Season Eight’ had not resumed. “There was a notice saying that the Rajarhat studio was in a containment zone so we could not resume any shooting for season eight this time,” a crew member told media.

Giving a health update on Snehasish, Dalmiya in a statement issued by CAB said that, “These are tough times. He has admitted himself yesterday at a city hospital. Other than having mild temperature, he is alright at the moment. Wish him a speedy recovery.” 

“Yes, I would be undergoing home quarantine for the next few days as per required protocol.” However, it is unlikely that the BCCI chief & Dalmiya would be tested immediately as protocol requires for some symptoms to show before that.

The CAB offices, meanwhile, will remain closed indefinitely till further notice, Dalmiya said. 

“The CAB had not opened after Chandan Das, who works in the civil engineering department on a temporary basis, tested positive for COVID-19 on July 4. We will keep it closed indefinitely till further notice,” he said. 

While all meetings took place virtually Dalmiya said that he & Snehashish had gone to CAB last week during a visit of Kolkata Police Officials to take few galleries of Eden Gardens into a Quarantine facility.

“During the meeting with the Kolkata Police authorities at their headquarters Lal Bazar, only I was present on behalf of the Association. However, Snehasish Ganguly had joined during the later part of their brief visit at Eden Gardens,” Dalmiya said. 

Snehasish’s family, wife, mother-in-law, father-in-law, along with their domestic help has tested positive for the coronavirus on June 20 at their Mominpur residence. Since then the elder brother of Ganguly had shifted to their ancestral house ‘Chandi Bhawan’ in Behala where the BCCI President is based.


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