Cricket

Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association president Yadupati Singhania passes away aged 67

  • Press Trust of India
  • August 13th, 2020
  • 17:29:31 IST

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) president Yadupati Singhania died in Singapore on Thursday.

He was 67 and is survived by his wife, Kavita.

Singhania was battling a prolonged illness for which he was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore.

Representational image. Getty

Representational image. Getty

"Yadupati Singhania had been ill for a long time and was undergoing treatment at a Singapore hospital. News of his demise was received on Thursday morning. He was around 67 years old," UPCA director Rajiv Shukla told PTI-Bhasha.

The nature of Singhania's illness was not clear.

Shukla added that like Singhania his grandfather Padampat and father Gaur Hari were also engaged in promoting cricket in UP and the family has helped the sport reach new heights in the state.

The UPCA will organise a condolence meeting in memory of Singhania soon, said Shukla.

Updated Date: August 13, 2020 17:29:31 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Knowing a mother through her food: Read an excerpt from Balli Kaur Jaswal's Sugarbread
Arts & Culture

Knowing a mother through her food: Read an excerpt from Balli Kaur Jaswal's Sugarbread

In Sugarbread, through the young protagonist's observations, the author delivers prose that not only captures the tangles within a family, but also turns food and delicious recipes into powerful metaphors depicting complex emotions.

New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops
World

New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops

Among other Indian cities, Bengaluru and Mumbai were degraded as well where respondents said city administration needs to focus on the problem of air pollution