Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli among students gathered to bid final farewell to coach Ramakant Achrekar

FirstCricket Staff, Jan,03 2019
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    Sachin Tendulkar, Ramakant Achrekar's student, was seen taking the body of his childhood coach on his shoulder. Tendulkar had tears in his eyes throughout the funeral procession on Thursday. Network 18

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    Vinod Kambli was also present at the funeral of his childhood coach. Sachin and Vinod were two students who visited Achrekar every year on Teachers' day. In 2018 as well, Kambli and Tendulkar had gone to his home to seek blessings. Network 18

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    Budding cricketers from Mumbai gave a guard of honour to Ramakant Achrekar when the vehicle carrying his body reached the cremation ground. Network 18

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    A crowd in thousands had gathered at the cremation ground where the funeral took place. There were kids, local people, cricketers and politicians who had reached to bid good-bye to the great coach. Network 18

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    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray also reached the cremation ground to pay his respect to Ramakant Achrekar on Thursday. Network 18

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    Ramakant Achrekar's body was carried to the cremation ground in a Shiv Sena vehicle, swarmed around by his students, relatives and local crowd, which echoed his popularity in the city. Network 18







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