Former BCCI president NKP Salve passes away

Updated: 01 April 2012 12:26 IST

Former union minister and ex-BCCI president NKP Salve passed away early this morning at a private hospital here due to age-related problems, family sources said. He was 90. He is survived by son Harish Salve, an eminent advocate, and daughter Arundhati. His wife had predeceased him some time back.

New Delhi:

Former union minister and ex-BCCI president NKP Salve passed away early this morning at a private hospital here due to age-related problems, family sources said. He was 90. He is survived by son Harish Salve, an eminent advocate, and daughter Arundhati. His wife had predeceased him some time back.

He was admitted to the hospital a few days ago, where he passed away, the sources said.

Born in Chhinwada, Madhya Pradesh, Salve was associated with cricket administration for several years. Challenger Trophy was named after him.

He had also been a minister at the Centre in charge of steel and some other ministries.

Topics : Cricket Board of Control for Cricket in India
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